March 17, 2022

Could there be a link between the enteric neurons, gut microbiome and ALS? 

Research looks at a novel link between the early GI symptoms and ALS

September 13, 2021

UIC researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurodegenerative diseases

First of its kind study finds protein may restrict the spread of the herpes simplex virus type 1

Song Lab (Liu at al, 2018 is the source material)

March 5, 2020

Can ALS disease progression be slowed?

Research may provide clues to slow down ALS

July 15, 2019

Researchers describe new ALS biomarkers, potential new drug targets

Earlier diagnosis could lead to better treatments

Increased inflammation (green) after injury in SOD1 rats

February 20, 2019

Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?

A one-two punch: genetic predisposition plus injury

graphic representing graphene

December 5, 2018

Using graphene to detect ALS, other neurodegenerative diseases

Detecting disease from a drop of cerebrospinal fluid

gut microbiome

January 27, 2017

Rebalancing gut microbiome lengthens survival in mouse model of ALS

More evidence of gut/brain relationship

Jeffrey Loeb; experts guide

January 13, 2017

UIC establishes neurological tissue bank; will use ‘big data’ to find cures

Focus is on epilepsy, ALS, brain tumors

Scott Brady

October 28, 2014

Gaining neuron knowledge to fight ALS, Alzheimer’s

University Scholar Scott Brady

Scan of a mouse spinal cord showing a mutated protein

June 12, 2013

Jammed molecular motors may play role in development of ALS

Slowed transport of nutrients in nerve cells may underlie the disease

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