What can funding for ALS research do? A recent study reports a new therapeutic target

Who would have guessed that pouring ice water on one’s head would lead to $94.3 million in donations (and counting) to fund Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research? Well it did. And it’s a great thing – ALS is a devastating neurodegenerative disease in which progressive death of motor neurons causes debilitating and eventually fatal paralysis. There are no cures and very few therapies available. However, … Continue reading What can funding for ALS research do? A recent study reports a new therapeutic target