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'Background noise' in neurotransmission helps keep nerve connections young

'Background noise' in neurotransmission helps keep nerve connections young

Ohio professor receives NIH grant to study age-related changes in motor neuron excitability

Ohio professor receives NIH grant to study age-related changes in motor neuron excitability

Reduced function of key gene may affect communication between motor neurons and muscles in ALS

Reduced function of key gene may affect communication between motor neurons and muscles in ALS

Cedars-Sinai receives $11.99 million from CIRM to launch ALS clinical trial

Cedars-Sinai receives $11.99 million from CIRM to launch ALS clinical trial

QurAlis gears up for clinical development of therapeutic candidate, QRL-101

QurAlis gears up for clinical development of therapeutic candidate, QRL-101

Researchers gain new insights about ALS development

Researchers gain new insights about ALS development

UTokyo researchers study worms to understand the neuroplasticity of learning

UTokyo researchers study worms to understand the neuroplasticity of learning

CNIO researchers unravel why motor neurons die in ALS patients

CNIO researchers unravel why motor neurons die in ALS patients

Four-part small-molecule cocktail can prevent cellular stress

Four-part small-molecule cocktail can prevent cellular stress

New miniaturized model of neuromuscular junction formation provides insight into ALS

New miniaturized model of neuromuscular junction formation provides insight into ALS

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Introducing a neuro regenerative gene into mice with spinal cord injury improves motor function

Introducing a neuro regenerative gene into mice with spinal cord injury improves motor function

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

Researchers identify the trigger of key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers identify the trigger of key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments