UMass Investigators Near ALS Breakthrough

Nov 3, 2018 | ALS

As reported by Scott O’Connell in Telegram:

Researchers at UMass Medical School on Wednesday announced a potential new breakthrough in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

The proposed gene therapy technique, which involves using synthetic microRNAs to switch off the proteins linked to the degenerative neurological disease, has so far proven effective in animal experiments, and is headed to clinical trials on patients.

To read more about this breakthrough study, refer to the link.


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