Current ALS Research News
<h2><a href="/news/als-causing-mutations-impair-tdp43-transport-nerve-cells">ALS-Causing Mutations Impair TDP43 Transport in Nerve Cells</a></h2>
<p>Findings show TDP43 protein transports RNA molecules in motor neurons; impairment of the function may help drive the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease process</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/als-causing-mutations-impair-tdp43-transport-nerve-cells">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/high-calorie-diet-may-help-als">High-Calorie Diet May Help in ALS</a></h2>
<p>An MDA-supported study of 24 ALS patients showed those on high-calorie, high-carbohydrate tube feedings fared better than those on control or high-calorie, high-fat formulas</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/high-calorie-diet-may-help-als">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/new-als-mouse-model-has-human-fus-mutation">New ALS Mouse Model Has Human FUS Mutation </a></h2>
<p>Researchers say the new model will increase understanding of the role FUS mutations play in ALS and help pinpoint therapeutic targets for FUS-associated ALS</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/new-als-mouse-model-has-human-fus-mutation">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/clump-busting-molecule-targets-misfolded-proteins-als">&#039;Clump-Busting&#039; Molecule Targets Misfolded Proteins in ALS  </a></h2>
<p>An MDA-supported team of researchers has shown that 'reprogrammed' versions of the yeast protein HSP104 can reverse protein misfolding and clumping in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis &nbsp;</p>
<span class="readmore"><a href="/news/clump-busting-molecule-targets-misfolded-proteins-als">Read More</a></span> <h2><a href="/news/als-care-checklist-developed">ALS Care Checklist Developed</a></h2>
<p>The American Academy of Neurology, with support from MDA, has developed measures with which to document the quality of care delivered to ALS patients</p>
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