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Clinical suite to help unlock the mysteries of neurological disorders

Clinical suite to help unlock the mysteries of neurological disorders

Repurposed drug shows promise as potential new treatment for motor neuron disease

Repurposed drug shows promise as potential new treatment for motor neuron disease

DZNE and Intravacc receive € 2.5 million EU funding to develop a prototype ALS vaccine

DZNE and Intravacc receive € 2.5 million EU funding to develop a prototype ALS vaccine

£4.25 million research grant seeks to discover meaningful treatments for motor neuron disease

£4.25 million research grant seeks to discover meaningful treatments for motor neuron disease

New DNA test can quickly and accurately identify a range of hard-to-diagnose genetic diseases

New DNA test can quickly and accurately identify a range of hard-to-diagnose genetic diseases

€10 million ‘precision medicine’ research project launched to provide new insights into ALS

€10 million ‘precision medicine’ research project launched to provide new insights into ALS

First platform trial for ALS hopes to accelerate the development of effective treatments

First platform trial for ALS hopes to accelerate the development of effective treatments

Novel molecular pathway shared by two neurodegenerative disorders discovered

Novel molecular pathway shared by two neurodegenerative disorders discovered

Research reveals why a common genetic variant worsens outcomes for people with ALS and FTD

Research reveals why a common genetic variant worsens outcomes for people with ALS and FTD

Winners of the first CERF Medical Engineering Prize for ALS Research announced

Winners of the first CERF Medical Engineering Prize for ALS Research announced

Blood tests may enable simpler, more accurate early diagnosis of ALS

Blood tests may enable simpler, more accurate early diagnosis of ALS

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Novel biomarker can be used to identify disease progression in ALS

Novel biomarker can be used to identify disease progression in ALS

Scientists determine structure of the molecule associated with ALS for the first time

Scientists determine structure of the molecule associated with ALS for the first time

Targeting the brain should be the focus of ALS therapy, not just spinal cord

Targeting the brain should be the focus of ALS therapy, not just spinal cord

ALS also causes retinal alterations, study reveals

ALS also causes retinal alterations, study reveals

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

A single blood-based biomarker can help indicate underlying neurodegeneration

A single blood-based biomarker can help indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Aiding her dying husband, a geriatrician learns the emotional and physical toll of caregiving

Aiding her dying husband, a geriatrician learns the emotional and physical toll of caregiving