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KINASES STRIKE AGAIN

Potential therapeutic target pathway is identified in ALS

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Japanese researchers have screened existing drugs for potential to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using neurons developed from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells of a patient with an ALS gene mutation, thereby identifying a potential new target pathway for drugs against the currently incurable disease.

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