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Potential biomarker discovered to monitor disease progression, therapy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapeutic strategy to combat the most common genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorders amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5im7vNnaCM ROCHESTER, Minn. — Seventy-five years ago, on July 4th 1939, baseball legend Lou Gehrig delivered the famous speech bidding farewell to the ballpark and his fans. Two weeks before Gehrig had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Accompanied by his wife, Eleanor, Lou left [...]
Most Cases of ALS Do Not Run in Families October 15, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: My brother was diagnosed with ALS and then died two years later. An aunt on my mother's side had the disease. All of my siblings have children, and we want to know if ALS is [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — For her work in uncovering the genetic link between two different but related forms of neurodegenerative disease, Rosa Rademakers, Ph.D., a neurogeneticist at Mayo Clinic in Florida, will receive the 2013 Sheila Essey Award today during the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). In [...]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have uncovered a toxic cellular process by which a protein that maintains the health of neurons becomes deficient and can lead to dementia. The findings shed new light on the link between culprits implicated in two devastating neurological diseases: frontotemporal dementia [...]