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A new type of ALS research mouse, with a mutation in the TDP43 gene, has been developed

posted on October 8, 2009 - 9:00pm
Mice carrying a mutation in the gene for the TDP43 protein that's known to cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in humans have been developed by MDA-supported scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The mice may provide an important new research tool in this deadly disease.

Possible ALS biomarkers discussed at American Academy of Neurology meeting

posted on May 18, 2009 - 9:47am
The 61st annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held in Seattle April 25-May 2, included several ALS-related presentations.