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Aug 17
2018
Packard Center News
The ALS Association and Teva Grant Two Awards to Packard Center researchers as part of the Teva CNS Target Identification Crowdsourcing Challenge
To read the full press release, click here.
Jul 3
2018
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Packard scientists close in on how small, toxic protein causes ALS
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Jun 14
2018
ALS Headlines
With his voice silenced and body ravaged, Rahul Desikan’s research gives him a ‘reason to live.’
Read the full article on www.washingtonpost.com
May 16
2018
ALS Headlines
O.J. Brigance and wife Chanda continue to fight ALS, 11 years after his diagnosis
Read the full article on www.washingtonpost.com.
Mar 22
2018
Mar 14
2018
ALS Headlines
A physicist and best-selling author, Dr. Hawking did not allow his physical limitations to hinder his quest to answer “the big question: Where did the universe come from?”
To read the full article on the newyorktimes.com, click here:
Mar 14
2018
ALS Headlines
How Did Stephen Hawking Beat the Odds Against ALS?
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Feb 2
2018
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Packard scientists have created a novel tool that has identified new links between ALS and a motor neuron’s ability to handle aggregation-prone proteins in response to stress.
Click here to read paper in Stem Cell Report
Oct 17
2017
Packard Center News
The public release of a huge range of biological specimens is now available and openly accessible to researchers
Aug 11
2017
ALS Headlines
Artificially intelligent machines could analyze huge databases to find potential targets for the devastating disease
Read the entire article on www.scientificamerican.com