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Study finds novel therapeutic strategy that preserves neuromuscular synapses in ALS mouse model

Study finds novel therapeutic strategy that preserves neuromuscular synapses in ALS mouse model

HDAC6 inhibition could be promising therapeutic approach for peripheral neuropathies

HDAC6 inhibition could be promising therapeutic approach for peripheral neuropathies

Researchers discover gene network that regulates the motor neuron development in growing embryo

Researchers discover gene network that regulates the motor neuron development in growing embryo

Researchers describe severe toxicity with AAV9-based high-dose gene therapy in animal models

Researchers describe severe toxicity with AAV9-based high-dose gene therapy in animal models

Sangamo and Pfizer partner for development of new zinc finger protein gene therapy to treat ALS

Sangamo and Pfizer partner for development of new zinc finger protein gene therapy to treat ALS

Scientists provide detailed insight into molecular mechanisms of ALS

Scientists provide detailed insight into molecular mechanisms of ALS

Researchers use cryptographic techniques to decode activity of motor neurons

Researchers use cryptographic techniques to decode activity of motor neurons

Salk scientists unravel mystery about how the spinal cord deals with different information

Salk scientists unravel mystery about how the spinal cord deals with different information

Researcher discovers enzyme pathway involved in ALS pathogenesis

Researcher discovers enzyme pathway involved in ALS pathogenesis

Combining EEG and MRI could expand ways of understanding ALS

Combining EEG and MRI could expand ways of understanding ALS

Scientists develop novel mouse model to capture pathology of sporadic ALS and FTD

Scientists develop novel mouse model to capture pathology of sporadic ALS and FTD

Researchers identify strategies to mitigate disturbed axonal transport in ALS patients

Researchers identify strategies to mitigate disturbed axonal transport in ALS patients

Study overturns common belief about how proteins regulate formation of sensory interneurons

Study overturns common belief about how proteins regulate formation of sensory interneurons

Scientists directly convert skin cells from healthy adults into motor neurons

Scientists directly convert skin cells from healthy adults into motor neurons

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

Scientists develop new surgical method to reconnect sensory neurons with spinal cord after injury

Scientists develop new surgical method to reconnect sensory neurons with spinal cord after injury

Greater neural adaptations following high-load training may explain differences in muscle strength

Greater neural adaptations following high-load training may explain differences in muscle strength

Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury

Study provides evidence that cortical targets could enhance motor function after spinal cord injury

Researchers identify new disease gene for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual disability

Researchers identify new disease gene for early-onset axonal neuropathy and mild intellectual disability