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"The discovery represents a significant breakthrough in our understanding of what goes wrong in ALS when signals called growth factors travel from around the body to the spinal cord where they promote the growth and survival of motor neurons. It's the eventual failure of motor neurons in patients with ALS that leads to muscle decay."

Progress in the fight against ALS
Blazeman Foundation for ALS Research postdoctoral fellow Mugdha Deshpande and doctoral student Zachary Feiger were co-first authors

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Comment by blazedad on September 5, 2016 at 3:49pm

A Brandeis researcher found and fixed an abnormality in flies’ nervous system, restoring their ability to crawl. Understanding what goes wrong inside nerve cells could have implications for human disease.

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Comment by blazedad on August 30, 2016 at 8:33am

The discovery represents a significant breakthrough in our understanding of what goes wrong in ALS when signals called growth factors travel from around the body to the spinal cord where they promote the growth and survival of motor neurons. It's the eventual failure of motor neurons in patients with ALS that leads to muscle decay.

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