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Inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism play key role in ALS, study shows

Inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism play key role in ALS, study shows

Researchers illustrate the importance and value of sharing negative research results

Researchers illustrate the importance and value of sharing negative research results

C-Path opens access to D-RSC database to accelerate therapy development for DMD

C-Path opens access to D-RSC database to accelerate therapy development for DMD

Keele researcher awarded prestigious grant to identify treatments for devastating childhood disease

Keele researcher awarded prestigious grant to identify treatments for devastating childhood disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease study unearths a new mechanism of neurodegeneration

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease study unearths a new mechanism of neurodegeneration

C-Path and FARA announce launch of Friedreich's Ataxia Integrated Clinical Database

C-Path and FARA announce launch of Friedreich's Ataxia Integrated Clinical Database

TGen identifies polio-like virus as potential cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis outbreak

TGen identifies polio-like virus as potential cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis outbreak

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

New medication improves motor function in children with later-onset spinal muscular atrophy

New medication improves motor function in children with later-onset spinal muscular atrophy

Newborn screening for SMA favored by most people, study finds

Newborn screening for SMA favored by most people, study finds

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice

Preclinical study demonstrates efficacy of gene therapy in treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Preclinical study demonstrates efficacy of gene therapy in treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New study lays foundation for future gene replacement therapies to treat ALS patients

New study lays foundation for future gene replacement therapies to treat ALS patients

Researchers identify factors that increase risk of cardiac arrest during pediatric spine surgeries

Researchers identify factors that increase risk of cardiac arrest during pediatric spine surgeries

Study on fruit flies, brewer's yeast may provide clues about cause of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Study on fruit flies, brewer's yeast may provide clues about cause of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Positive data from two studies analyzing Good Start's test for inherited diseases presented at ACOG 2015

Positive data from two studies analyzing Good Start's test for inherited diseases presented at ACOG 2015

Scientists reveal mechanism underlying cellular degeneration of upper motor neurons

Scientists reveal mechanism underlying cellular degeneration of upper motor neurons

2014 DIA patient fellows illustrate the power of patient advocacy

2014 DIA patient fellows illustrate the power of patient advocacy

Edison Pharmaceuticals' EPI-743 granted orphan designation for Leigh syndrome in Japan

Edison Pharmaceuticals' EPI-743 granted orphan designation for Leigh syndrome in Japan

New mouse study indicates that mutant protein in muscle cells is responsible for SBMA

New mouse study indicates that mutant protein in muscle cells is responsible for SBMA