News in ALS

October 19, 2020

Genetic Discovery in the UW Valdmanis Lab Illuminates Ancient Origins and Mechanisms of Novel ALS Risk Factor

A new study at the intersection of genetic sequencing technology and human brain evolution reveals the workings of a repeat expansion linked to ALS risk, for the first time.

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Categories: Research, ALS, ADRC News


March 07, 2017

Dr. John Ravits Gives an Encouraging Update on Genetic FTD/ALS Treatment with ASOs

C9ORF72-linked FTD and ALS join the ranks of Huntington's disease and spinal muscular atrophy as targets of groundbreaking antisense oligonucleotide clinical drug trials. Clinicians deal with a genetic testing conundrum.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ALS, ADRC News