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Research Shows How Genetic Mutations Disrupt ALS-linked Protein

‘Mechanism by which amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) mutations cause ALS has been identified by scientists.’ In general, TDP-43 acts like a chaperone for RNA in a cell, binding to it, guiding its processing, transporting it to where it needs to go ...

ALS prognosis grim, but hope for treatment high: researchers

TORONTO -- The death of Liberal MP Mauril Belanger has shone a spotlight on one of humanity's most devastating diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... chairman of the Canadian ALS Research Network. "We understand the pathology better, we understand ...

Mauril Belanger, 1955-2016: ‘A tireless MP and brave fighter’

Belanger, 61, died after a very public battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, commonly known as Lou ... run across Canada by provincial ALS societies to support both research and the lives of ALS sufferers, who number between 2,500 and 3,000 ...

Falmouth Raises More Than $50,000 for ALS

A group of Falmouth residents and business owners have exceeded their goal by raising more than $50,000 for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research. Starting five weeks ago, lead organizer and Falmouth resident Dana R. Panepinto galvanized his friends and ...

When policy attention is the best remedy

In the sphere of fundraising for medical research, 2014 will go down in history as a ... world dumped buckets of ice water over their heads to raise money for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Within the wide spectrum of diseases, funding and research ...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Pipeline Review, H1 2016

The report reviews pipeline therapeutics for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources - The report covers pipeline products based on various ...

Skydivers jumping to support ALS research

Founded in 1999, ALS TDI is a non-profit biotechnology company seeking effective treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. It is the world’s first and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100 percent on ALS research. Led by people living with ALS and ...

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