Zolgensma, an FDA approved gene therapy, supplements the production of the SMN protein to improve motor neuron function in children with spinal muscular atrophy after just one dose.
Researchers create neurons from the skin cells of ALS patients in order to "treat" a gene defect in a dish.
A new study sheds light on how some forms of motor neuron disease begins and progresses at a cellular level.
Study reveals a self-corrective mechanism within synapses that is activated by neurodegeneration and slows disease progression in animal models of ALS.
According to a new study, cortical stimulation temporarily improved motor symptoms in some patients with Parkinson's disease.
Research using C. elegans finds maple syrup may protect neurons and prevent the development of ALS.
Mutations in the NEK1 gene appear to be present in 3 percent of those with familial ALS, a new study reports.
Researchers created a wide variety of motor neurons using human embryonic stem cells and a new technique. In previous research,...