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New evidence confirms that enterovirus D68 causes acute flaccid myelitis

New evidence confirms that enterovirus D68 causes acute flaccid myelitis

Gabapentin treatment may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke

Gabapentin treatment may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke

Experimental drug more effective than existing FDA-approved medications for ALS

Experimental drug more effective than existing FDA-approved medications for ALS

Exercise increases levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor which bolsters dopamine release

Exercise increases levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor which bolsters dopamine release

New initiative focuses on patients with the rarest of gene mutations to develop personalized ALS therapies

New initiative focuses on patients with the rarest of gene mutations to develop personalized ALS therapies

Exploring oncolytic viral therapeutics and immunotherapies derived from DNA and RNA

Exploring oncolytic viral therapeutics and immunotherapies derived from DNA and RNA

Researchers find possible window of opportunity to target astrocyte abnormalities during ALS treatment

Researchers find possible window of opportunity to target astrocyte abnormalities during ALS treatment

Researchers identify motor neuron toxin associated with ALS

Researchers identify motor neuron toxin associated with 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

Scientists discover how a rare genetic disorder disrupts key neural interactions in the developing brain

Scientists discover how a rare genetic disorder disrupts key neural interactions in the developing brain

Scientists discover a new class of potential drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover a new class of potential drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers develop 3D human spinal cord implants for treating paralyzed patients

Researchers develop 3D human spinal cord implants for treating paralyzed patients

New cloud-based data resource helps researchers to identify subtypes of ALS

New cloud-based data resource helps researchers to identify subtypes of ALS

Novel experimental drug designed to silence FUS gene may help treat ALS

Novel experimental drug designed to silence FUS gene may help treat ALS

Mice study identifies ventral spinocerebellar tract neurons that control locomotion

Mice study identifies ventral spinocerebellar tract neurons that control locomotion

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene

Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene

Study may lead to effective strategies for rehabilitation of children with arthrogryposis

Study may lead to effective strategies for rehabilitation of children with arthrogryposis