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Catch up on Symposium…focus on causes and treatments

Reading Time: 8 minutes Following on from our previous catch-up blog on clinical management talks presented at the Symposium, here is a continuation that looks at talks focusing on treatment therapies and causes of MND. RNA Binding & Transport RNA is the lesser-known ‘cousin’ of DNA – it contains copies of genetic instructions sent out from the nucleus –…

Understanding disease variability – the 2017 IPG prize winner

Understanding disease variability – the 2017 IPG prize winner

Reading Time: 3 minutes Warmest congratulation to Dr Marka van Blitterswijk of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, winner of this year’s Paulo Gontijo Prize in Medicine. The Award is presented to an outstanding young investigator working on ALS/MND, with judging based on the significance of a recent scientific paper published by each applicant, plus an evaluation of the…