ALS Association Grants $1.5M to Researcher Robert G. Miller

The ALS Association has recently awarded a $1.5 million grant to investigator Robert G. Miller, MD, to be invested in the study of a potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), called NP001. Dr. Miller is studying Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals’ investigational therapy which will now enter a phase 2 clinical trial.

Novel Insights Into Neurodegenerative Diseases Linked to TDP-43

Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) recently revealed new insights into the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases. The study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, is entitled “The Progranulin Cleavage Products, Granulins, Exacerbate TDP-43 Toxicity and Increase TDP-43 Levels”. Mutations in…

The ALS Association Presents At BIO International Convention

The ALS Association participated in the annual BIO International Convention, which occured between June 15 and 18 in Philadelphia. Over 15,000 leaders from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries joined the convention which provided the association with crucial opportunities to establish partnerships that may further the development of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease (ALS). ALS is a…