January 2023 Foundation eNews

Ashley Rosenbrock Foundation eNews, Home Page

Foundation News Mature ‘lab grown’ neurons hold promise for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases Researchers at the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern University have created the first highly mature neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), …

January 2023 Foundation eNews

Emily Cerbone Foundation eNews, Home Page

Foundation News Thank you We can’t thank you enough for your generosity during our end of year fundraising campaign. Your donations are making a profound impact not only on the lives of those living with ALS and their families, but …

NU-9 Update: Experimental drug repairs upper motor neurons in mouse model

Emily Cerbone Foundation Blog, Home Page, Research News

As connecting fibers between motor neurons, axons help deliver vital messages between the brain and the spinal cord. For people living with ALS, deteriorating axons cause that connection to break, contributing to paralysis and death. Early research on NU-9, an …