Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS and Ataxia

From the latest Ataxia UK Newsletter:

Scientists report a significant step toward combatting two degenerative brain diseases. A targeted therapy developed by scientists at University of Utah Health slows the progression of Spinocerebellar Ataxia type 2 (SCA2) in a mouse model of this condition. In a parallel collaborative study, led by researchers at Stanford University, a nearly identical treatment improves the health of mice that model Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Read the press release here:

http://www.checkorphan.org/news/treatment-reverses-signs-of-two-degenerative-brain-diseases-als-and-ataxia

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