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Jul 23
2020
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Packard scientist Mervyn Monteiro showed that ALS-linked mutations in UBQLN2 interferes with autophagy by blocking an acidification step critical for the process.
Jul 10
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Edward Lee, PHD from the University of Pennsylvania to a recent Investigator's meeting
Jul 10
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Magda Polymenidou, PHD from the University of Zurich to a recent Investigator's meeting
Jul 9
2020
Packard Center News, Research Bytes
In a new study, Packard scientist Jiou Wang and colleagues showed that RNA structures called G-quadruplexes play a role in the formation and function of a type of granule called a paraspeckle.
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Jun 15
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Fen-Biao Gao from the University of Massachucetts Medical School to a recent Investigator's meeting
Jun 15
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Paschalis Kratsios from the University of Chicago to a recent Investigator's meeting.
Jun 3
2020
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Neuroscientists at Thomas Jefferson University have identified a new way that repeat expansion in the C9orf72 gene—the most common genetic cause of ALS and FTD—can contribute to ALS.
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May 28
2020
ALS Headlines
From the L.A. Times: Former Rams player turned firefighter fights for hope amid ALS
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May 18
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Michael Ward from the National Institutes of Health to a recent Investigator's meeting.
May 18
2020
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The Packard Center welcomed Lindsey Hayes from the Johns Hopkins University to a recent Investigator's meeting