April 2016

800km wheelchair journey to Paris

A MAN is planning to travel almost 800km from Savoie to Paris in his electric wheelchair to raise awareness of the degenerative motor neurone disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... calling for more funding for research into the disease, which ...

Man with ALS trains hard to help find cure

There hasn't been much progress for patients diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS ... which raises money for ALS research and resources for patients. Jennings runs in the race every year, but for a ...

New brain research offers hope for those who have lost speech

People’s ability to link words with their meanings lies at the most basic level of brain research and could ultimately ... or victims of neurologic diseases like ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In effect, the researchers have produced what they ...

Transplantation Using Reduced Intensity Approach for Patients With Sickle Cell Disease From Mismatched Family Donors of Bone Marrow

Condition:   Sickle Cell Disease
Interventions:   Procedure: Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT);   Procedure: Bone Marrow Harvest (Donation);   Drug: Hydroxyurea;   Drug: Thiotepa;   Drug: Fludarabine monophosphate;   Drug: Cyclophosphamide;   Other: Rabbit Anti-thymocyte Globulin;   Radiation: Total Body Irradiation
Sponsor:   Emory University
Recruiting - verified December 2016