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Researchers identify previously unknown neuroprotective pathway in ALS.


Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes and the University of Michigan have identified a cellular mechanism that can be targeted to treat ALS. The researchers discovered that increasing levels of a certain key protein successfully protected against cell death in both genetic and sporadic versions of the disease. What’s more, treating this pathway may also have implications for frontotemporal dementia because

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