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Salk scientists receive NIH funding to map brain circuitry for movement

Salk scientists receive NIH funding to map brain circuitry for movement

Nervous system plays a role in age-related weakness

Nervous system plays a role in age-related weakness

Newly discovered molecular process could speed up recovery from nerve injuries

Newly discovered molecular process could speed up recovery from nerve injuries

Researchers use high-throughput mutagenesis approach to study ALS

Researchers use high-throughput mutagenesis approach to study ALS

Prilenia's lead compound selected to participate in first-ever ALS platform trial

Prilenia's lead compound selected to participate in first-ever ALS platform trial

New pathological mediator of ALS found

New pathological mediator of ALS found

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

MSD collaborates with Francis Crick to find causes of motor neurone disease

MSD collaborates with Francis Crick to find causes of motor neurone disease

Northwestern scientists receive $3.1 million grant to investigate drug therapies for ALS

Northwestern scientists receive $3.1 million grant to investigate drug therapies for ALS

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

Fungus used in traditional medicine could slow neuron loss in ALS

Intestinal microbes may affect course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Intestinal microbes may affect course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Using zebrafish to discover and identify new drugs to treat spinal cord lesions

Using zebrafish to discover and identify new drugs to treat spinal cord lesions

Researchers identify new subtypes of motor neurons and microglia present in ALS patients

Researchers identify new subtypes of motor neurons and microglia present in ALS patients

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Copper compound with potential as therapy for ALS shows further promise

Copper compound with potential as therapy for ALS shows further promise

Protein Clumps In ALS Neurons Provide Potential Target For New Therapies

Protein Clumps In ALS Neurons Provide Potential Target For New Therapies

Anti-aging protein hormone Klotho shown to be neuroprotective in ALS model

Anti-aging protein hormone Klotho shown to be neuroprotective in ALS model

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

ALS mobility and survival could be improved by increasing glucose

Newly approved gene therapy for SMA is based on delivery vehicle discovered by Penn expert

Newly approved gene therapy for SMA is based on delivery vehicle discovered by Penn expert