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Articles by Isaura Santos

The MDA And The ALS Association Join Forces To Advance ALS Research

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the ALS Association teamed up to fund a research project with a goal to find a potential therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’sDisease). Both associations are nonprofit institutions committed to find cures and treatments for ALS, and to provide services to…

BUSM Researcher Receives Award for Work on Protective Protein for ALS

A professor at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Carmela Abraham, PhD, recently received one of six Massachusetts Neuroscience Consortium Awards for 2014. Among 60 applications, her work on multiple sclerosis and the role of Klotho, a life extension protein, in the repair of white matter in the disease was selected…

Three New Grants Are Being Awarded To Address Unmet Needs In ALS Care

The ALS Association recently announced that three new grants are being awarded to address unmet needs regarding the clinical management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). These funds will support research to benefit both ALS patients and caregivers by reducing unwanted weight loss in these patients, advancing techniques to improve their…

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics To Hold Conference Call On Final Results Of Phase 2a Trial Of NurOwn™ In ALS

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. will be holding a conference call and webcast session to discuss data regarding the company’s phase 2a clinical trial of NurOwn™ for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). BrainStorm is a leading biotechnology company in the ALS space that is developing adult stem cell technologies to address neurodegenerative…

Israel’s OCS Awards $1.1 Million To BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics For Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. received nearly $1.1 million in funding from Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) to support the development of NurOwn™, BrainStorm’s therapeutic platform for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). BrainStorm is a biotechnology company dedicated to the development of innovative adult…