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April 24, 2017

Are ALS And Schizophrenia Related Diseases?

Through a recently published study, researchers have found schizophrenia in relatives of ALS patients is caused by shared genetic factors that increase the risk of both conditions.

April 24, 2017

Are Animal Models Still Effective For Treating Human Diseases?

Scientists are reevaluating the use of animal studies for treating diseases like ALS.

April 17, 2017

Brilliant Find by Mayo Clinic Should Help Develop New Therapies For ALS

ALS doesn't have a cure, but a Mayo Clinic team found a protein that could lead to development of new therapies.

July 06, 2016

ALS Reversals: A New Study By Duke Neurologist

Dr. Richard Bedlack is focusing on a different kind of ALS patient: someone who seems to be getting better.

October 01, 2015

Ancient Endogenous Retroviruses May Cause ALS/MND

Researchers uncover evidence that a retrovirus embedded within the human genome may play a role in the pathology of ALS/MND.

September 28, 2015

Using Genetics to Guide Treatment

Genetics may provide answers to some of the most challenging questions that exist about ALS. ALS Clinic Director Dr. Zachary Simmons offers readily understood explanations.