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Preliminary Stem Cell Clinical Trials in ALS Patients Show Promise; Further Research Warranted

May 3, 2018 ANN ARBOR -- Transplanted human spinal cord-derived neural stem cells (HSSC) showed a potential to stabilize the functioning of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients, according … [Read More...]

U-M Hockey, Clinic Team Up Again to Fight ALS

Ann Arbor, Mich. – There’s no question the University of Michigan hockey program has been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Scott Matzka, who … [Read More...]

Dr. Feldman speaks at stem cell conference in Poland

December 11,2017 Warsaw, Poland – Eva L. Feldman, MD, PhD, was a featured speaker at the “International Scientific Conference on Stem Cells: Research and Treatment,” held Dec. 8-9, 2017. Dr. … [Read More...]

PNR&D researchers support World Diabetes Day

Ann Arbor, Mich. -- Researchers from the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery (PNR&D) gathered to support World Diabetes Day, celebrated this year on November 14 with the theme “Diabetes … [Read More...]

PNR&D Scientists Present Research at Peripheral Nerve Society meeting in Spain

The Program for Neurology Research & Discovery (PNR&D) was well-represented at the 2017 annual meeting of the Peripheral Nerve Society, held July 8-12 in Barcelona, Spain. Members of the … [Read More...]

U-M student leads BH5K’s top fund-raising team

Ann Arbor – For Lauren Hendel, the fight against ALS became personal when she went home for Thanksgiving last fall. That’s when she and her brothers learned that their father, Stu, had been diagnosed … [Read More...]

Dr. Feldman authors review aimed at shifting worldwide diabetes research

March 22, 2017 Ann Arbor, Michigan – Breakthroughs in understanding the role of fats in the blood, energy transfer between cells, and whole-system analysis are providing clearer paths for … [Read More...]

PNR&D reach expands through research collaborations

The impact of the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery is amplified by a wide range of collaborations with researchers across the University of Michigan, the United States and the … [Read More...]

Teaming up to #IceALS

Ann Arbor – A new awareness campaign to support ALS patient care and research picks up right where the Ice Bucket Challenge left off: On ice. With fans chanting “Ice ALS,” Michigan’s hockey, … [Read More...]

Ice ALS! campaign kicks off Saturday in Yost Arena

Wolverines ice hockey team to promote awareness of Lou Gehrig's disease Ann Arbor — Ice ALS!   That’s the slogan of a new grass-roots advocacy campaign that will kick off Saturday with help … [Read More...]

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