Sep 30, 2020

Large Genetic Analysis Newly Links 5 Genes to Sporadic ALS

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A combined analysis using people of Japanese, Chinese, and European ancestry identified five new genes associated with the non-familial, sporadic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

These findings further an understanding of the genetic basis of sporadic ALS, and may support the development of new therapies.

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