Behind the research… ENCALS 2022 Conference Highlights

Behind the research… ENCALS 2022 Conference Highlights

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Members of the research recently attended the 20th European Network for the Cure of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ENCALS) meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, on the 1-3rd of June 2022. Here they chat with Head of Research Dr Nick Cole about the meeting, being back in-person and their research highlights. The team will be posting more highlights from the meeting on the blog soon, so make sure you check back regularly to keep updated.

Listen to the team discussing the ENCALS meeting here:

You can read more about the data from the open label extension of the VALOR Tofersen trial, which was presented at ENCALS, in a previous blog post here.

Thank you to the hosts of this year’s ENCALS meeting, Sharon Abrahams and Siddharthan Chandran (who hosted on behalf of the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neuron Disease Research).

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