amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
EurekAlert! – Playing professional soccer may be linked to an increased risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 71st Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, May 4 to 10, 2019.
STAT – One of the namesakes of the federal “right-to-try” law confirmed Tuesday that he gained access to an experimental treatment thanks to the new law.
The Washington Post – The Veterans Affairs Department’s internal watchdog has uncovered widespread errors in how the agency awards benefits to some of its most vulnerable patients: those diagnosed with the devastating neurological disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
FierceBiotech – Neuroscience drug discoverer Verge Genomics has raised $32 million in early venture capital financing, a large boost to its plans to bring its AI-generated compounds to the clinic against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease within the next three years.
University of Cambridge – Widely regarded as one of the world’s most brilliant minds, he was known throughout the world for his contributions to science, his books, his television appearances, his lectures and through biographical films.
Reuters – BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics said the first patients have been enrolled in a late-stage trial of its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Massachusetts General Hospital and UC Irvine Medical Center in California.
In this week's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Weekly, a new pediatric genomic data program; actions toward stricter GMO food labeling; claims that Monsanto ghostwrote studies about Roundup's safety; and advances in liquid biopsies.