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Study Findings May Lead To Future Genetic Test For ALS

Researchers from the University of Toronto (UT) have recently discovered a potential way to detect a genetic predisposition for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), before the debilitating symptoms of the disease begin. The study, entitled, “Jump from Pre-mutation to Pathologic Expansion in C9orf72,” was published in the…

FDA Clears New ALS Treatment For Human Trials

Q Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company committed to find new therapies that might address central nervous system (CNS) diseases, has recently announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company’s Investigational New Drug Application (IND) so that Q-Cells’ Phase 1/2a trials can be initiated in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS,…