Riluzole and tirasemtiv — two drugs with connections to other neuromuscular disorders — are being tested as potential treatments for spinal muscular atrophy

posted on April 15, 2013 - 9:00am
In the search for therapies for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), researchers are testing two drugs with connections to other neuromuscular disorders: riluzole, which is approved for use in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); and tirasemtiv, which is already in testing for ALS and

An ALS Therapy Development Institute Webcast summarizes research progress as of July 2009

posted on July 29, 2009 - 12:15pm
On July 16, 2009, the MDA-supported ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) gave its quarterly research update in a Webcast that's now archived on the Institute's site and accessible to all who register. (See Research Update Q209.)