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Nov 15
2018
ALS Headlines
A new study by Packard scientist Jiou Wang reveals how the ALS-linked protein ubiquilin 2 helps to regulate RNA and protein balance when the cell is stressed.
To read the full study in PNAS, click here:
Oct 31
2018
ALS Headlines
A new study by Packard scientist Jiou Wang reveals that C9orf72 helps to regulate how cells use fats for energy when starved of glucose.
Read the full article on Genes and Development
Oct 31
2018
ALS Headlines
The Answer ALS Foundation today announces two gifts totaling $7 million. Caterpillar Inc. has contributed $4 million, and the Stay Strong vs ALS Fund has contributed $3 million
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