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Packard Center News

May 8
2020
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
A new set of Answer ALS project data is now available through the Answer ALS Data Portal
To search the data, please visit the Answer ALS Data Portal!
Mar 26
2020
Packard Center News
Due to COVID-19, the annual Fiesta 5k for ALS Research will now be a virtual event!
Visit the Fiesta 5K website today:
Sep 27
2019
Packard Center News
Washington College's Phi Delta Theta fraternity hosts annual crab feast to benefit the Packard Center
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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.
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Apr 18
2019
Packard Center News, Research Bytes
Innovative new research from Packard investigators explores how RNA binding proteins might lead to ALS.
Jan 14
2019
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
A new Packard study found that found that excitotoxic stress and hyperactivity in neurons increased the production of toxic peptides associated with the C9orf72 repeat expansion.
Aug 17
2018
Packard Center News
The ALS Association and Teva Grant Two Awards to Packard Center researchers as part of the Teva CNS Target Identification Crowdsourcing Challenge
To read the full press release, click here.
Jul 3
2018
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Packard scientists close in on how small, toxic protein causes ALS
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Feb 2
2018
ALS Headlines, Packard Center News
Packard scientists have created a novel tool that has identified new links between ALS and a motor neuron’s ability to handle aggregation-prone proteins in response to stress.
Click here to read paper in Stem Cell Report
Oct 17
2017
Packard Center News
The public release of a huge range of biological specimens is now available and openly accessible to researchers