Daily Archives: November 28, 2015


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New fruit fly model narrows down toxic nature of C9orf72 mutation A new study led by Packard scientist Fen-Biao Gao has provided surprising clues as to how the C9orf72 mutation harms motor neurons and leads to ALS. Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) is associated with ALS and several genes are involved in the pathogenesis including […]

The Fruit Fly and ALS Research