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AAN awards Cedars-Sinai researcher 2010 Sheila Essey Award for ALS research

AAN awards Cedars-Sinai researcher 2010 Sheila Essey Award for ALS research

Study identifies cytokine signaling pathway that induces breakdown of disused skeletal muscle

Study identifies cytokine signaling pathway that induces breakdown of disused skeletal muscle

Reversing protein deficiency through gene therapy can improve SMA

Reversing protein deficiency through gene therapy can improve SMA

Clive Svendsen to receive American Academy of Neurology Sheila Essey Award for his research on ALS

Clive Svendsen to receive American Academy of Neurology Sheila Essey Award for his research on ALS

Muscle-preserving therapy development may help young men keep muscle shirts a bit longer

Muscle-preserving therapy development may help young men keep muscle shirts a bit longer

CSC, ALS TDI extend collaboration in advancing potential stem cell therapy for ALS

CSC, ALS TDI extend collaboration in advancing potential stem cell therapy for ALS

New approach may prove useful in labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more

New approach may prove useful in labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more

ALS TDI and Oxford BioMedica extend collaboration to develop gene therapies for Lou Gehrig's disease

ALS TDI and Oxford BioMedica extend collaboration to develop gene therapies for Lou Gehrig's disease

Talampanel slows progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Talampanel slows progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

UT researchers identify new molecule that slows ALS progression in mice

UT researchers identify new molecule that slows ALS progression in mice

Prize4life partners with Jackson Laboratory on AML research

Prize4life partners with Jackson Laboratory on AML research

Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

Neurotoxic heavy metal can slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease

ALS research collaboration receives philanthropic funding

ALS research collaboration receives philanthropic funding

Image of a water flea wins top prize in the 2009 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition

Image of a water flea wins top prize in the 2009 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition

Transplantation of hESC-derived OPCs spare spinal cord tissue in the cervical lesion site: Study

Transplantation of hESC-derived OPCs spare spinal cord tissue in the cervical lesion site: Study

Tetracycline-like compound raises hope for treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Tetracycline-like compound raises hope for treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

CIRM awards Salk Institute $10.8M grant to develop stem-cell based therapy for Lou Gehrig's Disease

CIRM awards Salk Institute $10.8M grant to develop stem-cell based therapy for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Moores UCSD Cancer Center awarded $20 million for cancer research

Moores UCSD Cancer Center awarded $20 million for cancer research

APC enzyme may be effective for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

APC enzyme may be effective for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Intellectual property covering compounds that have utility in treating SMA licensed

Intellectual property covering compounds that have utility in treating SMA licensed