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Jul 28
2021
ALS Headlines, Breaking Research, Packard Center News
Packard researchers used Answer ALS cell lines to show that the protein CHMP7 accumulates in the nucleus, triggering a series of events that creates some of the molecular hallmarks found in both sporadic and familial ALS as well as FTD.
Jul 23
2021
ALS Headlines, Ice Bucket Challenge
For people with inherited forms of ALS, learning of their genetic predisposition can feel like a “death sentence.” But clinical trials offer a level of hope not available to the majority of ALS patients.
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Jun 22
2021
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Using AI to leverage the data in healthcare organisations will have a positive impact on both patient care and internal efficiencies.
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Jun 17
2021
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Administered by Kaggle, the End ALS Challenge asked participants to help identify solutions to the disease.
Jun 14
2021
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News, Research Bytes
A team of Packard-funded scientists, led by Udai Pandey and Chris Donnelly at the University of Pittsburgh, have identified a new mechanism through which mutant FUS can lead to ALS
Jun 14
2021
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Teams from the University of Maryland and Harvard University have showed that ALS-linked mutations in UBQLN2 compromise import of proteins in large clumps in the cytoplasm.
Jun 4
2021
ALS Headlines
MLB’s Lou Gehrig Day is a nod to greatness — and humanity
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May 21
2021
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD from the University of Chicago to a recent Investigator's meeting.
May 21
2021
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Ludo Van Den Bosch, PhD from the VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research to a recent Investigator's meeting.
May 11
2021
ALS Headlines
Former Chicago Bears player Steve McMichael reveals he is battling ALS
Read the article on www.usatoday.com