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Intellectual property covering compounds that have utility in treating SMA licensed

Intellectual property covering compounds that have utility in treating SMA licensed

iPierian to participate in $3.7 million NIH grant awarded to The Johns Hopkins University

iPierian to participate in $3.7 million NIH grant awarded to The Johns Hopkins University

NIH awards $3.7 million to Johns Hopkins scientists for research on stem cells developed from ALS patients' skin

NIH awards $3.7 million to Johns Hopkins scientists for research on stem cells developed from ALS patients' skin

Researchers find the genetic mutation that is linked with changes in brain development

Researchers find the genetic mutation that is linked with changes in brain development

Multi-million dollar cooperative agreement for SMA drug development program

Multi-million dollar cooperative agreement for SMA drug development program

New mouse models resembles human ALS; may provide important tool for screening new drugs

New mouse models resembles human ALS; may provide important tool for screening new drugs

Mouse model of ALS closely resembles humans with the paralyzing disorder, says report

Mouse model of ALS closely resembles humans with the paralyzing disorder, says report

Premature aging of immune system develops amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Premature aging of immune system develops amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

FDA approves Neuralstem's IND for commencing a stem cell trial to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

FDA approves Neuralstem's IND for commencing a stem cell trial to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Nervous system integrity could play a central role in preventing prion diseases

Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

H5N1 avian influenza leaves people at increased risk for Parkinson's disease

H5N1 avian influenza leaves people at increased risk for Parkinson's disease

Researchers regenerate axons necessary for voluntary movement

Researchers regenerate axons necessary for voluntary movement

Discovery of master regulator of motor neuron firing

Discovery of master regulator of motor neuron firing

Discovery of new gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Discovery of new gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Deciphering motor neuron disease

Deciphering motor neuron disease

Researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

New gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

A second MND gene mutation in one year signifies rapid research progress

A second MND gene mutation in one year signifies rapid research progress

Scientists make electrically active motor neurons from iPS cells

Scientists make electrically active motor neurons from iPS cells