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June 2021 Edition

Annual Packard Center event held virtually and raises $50,000 for ALS Research.
To make a gift in support of the Fiesta 5K:
Annual event welcomed 525 participants from seven countries and 115 institutions.
A team led by Packard scientist Jiou Wang, a neuroscientist at Johns Hopkins University, has identified the function of an ALS-linked gene
Click to read the full paper on www.sciencedirect.com
Today, we are encouraged by the many promising clinical trials, creative research projects and astounding technological advances that offer ALS patients hope
To make a donation:
The Packard Center has awarded a research grant to Gabsang Lee, PhD and Tom Lloyd, MD, PhD for a project entitled: unbiased lipid screening to reverse ALS Phenotypes in vitro and in vivo
The Packard Center has awarded a research grant to Michael Ward, MD, PhD for a project entitled: proteogenomic identification of TDP-43-related splicing dysfunction in ALS/FTD
The Packard Center has awarded a research grant to Tom Lloyd, MD, PhD for a project entitled: role of Vps4/ESCRT Complex in Nucleoporin Degradation in C9-AL