Researchers have demonstrated that a technique called trans-splicing can lessen the severity of symptoms and increase life span in mice with SMA.

posted on February 26, 2010 - 4:36pm
 A process called trans-splicing has been shown to increase levels of a needed protein in mice with a disease resembling severe human spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), says a research team at the University of Missouri-Columbia, whose findings were published Jan. 6, 2010, in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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.