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VTCRI scientists find that sensory neurons can be used to discover therapies for ALS

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Scientists have shown that mutations in specific genes that destroy motor neurons and thereby cause the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis– also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease — also attack sensory neurons. The discovery in today’s Scientific Reports indicates that studying sensory neurons could provide new mechanistic insights to prevent, slow, or even reverse ALS.

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