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May 11
2017
Breaking Research
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Radicava (edaravone) to treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease
Rea entire press release on www.fda.gov
Apr 13
2017
Packard Center News
A study led by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine has revealed a possible new therapeutic approach for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Read the entire article on www.med.stanford.edu
Nov 22
2016
ALS Headlines
The honor he was about to receive was bestowed well before he got the news that changed his life in August.
Read the entire article in US Lacrosse Magazine
Nov 7
2016
ALS Headlines
Scientists have linked an ever-growing number of genetic mutations to ALS and a related disease, frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Read the entire paper in PNAS
Oct 26
2016
Oct 25
2016
ALS Headlines
PatientsLikeMe Launches Virtual Trial for ALS Patients
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Oct 25
2016
Packard Center News
Molecular mechanisms of ALS converge in new study
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Oct 5
2016
ALS Headlines
Former NC State baseball standout, recently diagnosed with ALS, is living life to the fullest.
Click here to read the full story in the Watertown Daily Times
Aug 22
2016
ALS Headlines
Rowing upstream: New strategy targets range of toxic effects of ALS gene
Aug 19
2016
ALS Headlines
Annual Travelers Championship raises $1.1M for the Packard Center and ALS Research
Read about it on www.golfdigest.com