Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Cell stress, such as a viral infection, may trigger the production of faulty proteins from the C9orf72 gene, a leading contributor of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia ... Read more
The Wave Life Sciences therapy WVE-3972-01 reduced markers of the form of ALS that scientists believe stems from a gene mutation, studies show. Researchers said the potential treatment blocked faulty versions ... Read more
Using stem cell treatments to protect motor neurons is not enough to prevent the loss of nerve-muscle connections and disease progression in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... Read more
The investigational gene therapy VM202, developed by VM BioPharma and intended for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in a small Phase ... Read more
Researchers at University of Exeter Medical School in the United Kingdom have started an ambitious project to investigate how mitochondria flaws may cause the neuron cell death associated with ... Read more
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may have more in common with other neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases than previously assumed, a study indicates. It concluded that those with ALS are also more ... Read more
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