Latest Stories in 2013
Biologists Create Model Neurons—With Implications For ALS and Related Afflictions
Dec 11, 2013
NYU biologists have created model neurons with greater precision and efficiency than have been achieved in the past. Their breakthrough, which appeared this fall in a pair of papers in the journal Nature Neuroscience, has potential implications for addressing a range of afflictions, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).