Center for Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Penn State researchers have identified a gene variant that could lead to more successful drug trials for all ALS patients. (Photo:

ALS Breakthrough?

Gene Discovery Could Aid ALS Treatment Mice bred to carry a gene variant found in one third of ALS patients have a faster disease progression and die sooner than mice with the standard genetic model of the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
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