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Jul 16
2019
ALS Headlines
Rahul Desikan, a neurologist with UCSF, passes away after a brief battle with ALS
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Jun 17
2019
Packard Center News
Packard Center founder and director Jeff Rothstein appeared on WYPR to discuss the Answer ALS research program.
To listen to the interview:
Jun 7
2019
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Aaron Gitler from Stanford University to our recent Investigator's Meeting.
Jun 7
2019
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Loyal Goff from Johns Hopkins University to our June Investigator's Meeting.
May 23
2019
Research Bytes
 A recent study by Packard Center Investigator Fen-Biao Gao describes a new and innovative mouse model of ALS-FTD that uncovers a novel mechanism as to how the disease degeneration progresses.
May 20
2019
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Sami Barmada from the University of Michigan to our recent Investigator's Meeting.
May 20
2019
Research Bits
The Packard Center welcomed Veronique Belzil from the Mayo Clinic to our recent Investigator's Meeting.
May 14
2019
Research Bytes
A new report identifies a set of new regulators of cellular quality control that is critical for proteins related to ALS and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
May 8
2019
Research Bytes
A new research study offers profound insight as to why this diminishing response to treatment occurs.
Apr 18
2019
Packard Center News, Research Bytes
Innovative new research from Packard investigators explores how RNA binding proteins might lead to ALS.