November 2016

ALS League Belgium Donates €302,000 for Research into Disease

ALS League Belgium, a patient organization helping the families of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), raised €302,000 (euro) to stimulate and fund research into the life-threatening nerve muscle disease. Three projects have been selected ...

Depression and ALS Diagnosis Go Hand-in-Hand, Study Contends

Recent research demonstrates that patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have a higher risk of developing depression, both immediately before and after being diagnosed with ALS. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden pulled data from ...

Protective molecule sidelined in models of ALS

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and over the course ...

MNI scientists receive major funding for ALS research

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University who are playing key roles in uncovering the mechanisms underlying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) will share in $3.9 million in research funding, part of $4.5 million announced on ...

Major ALS Research Funding Announced

Three researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University have been awarded a total of $2.3 million to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), part of $4.5 million in research funding announced on Nov. 23 by the ALS Society of ...

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