Category Archives: familial ALS

Researchers identify the role mitochondria plays in familial ALS.

A healthy motor neuron needs to transport its damaged components from the nerve-muscle connection all the way back to the cell body in the spinal cord. If not, the defective components pile up and the cell becomes sick and dies. Now, a new study from researchers at the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has shown that

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