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

New guidelines for physicians caring for ALS patients released by the American Academy of Neurology

posted on October 7, 2009 - 9:00pm
 The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) released its new guidelines on patient care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on Oct. 13, 2009. Several MDA-affiliated physicians were involved in their development.