Senior Researcher Spotlight: Corey McMillan Integrates Multidisciplinary Approaches to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases Dakota Campbell Tue, 07/19/2022 - 09:42
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Corey McMillan, PhD, is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and principal investigator of the Penn Bioinformatics in Neurodegenerative Disease (BiND) Lab. He is also a member of the Clinical Research in ALS and Related Disorders for Therapeutic Development (CReATe) Consortium. His research focuses on multimodal and bioinformatic approaches to improve our understanding of the biological basis of neurodegenerative conditions. Here, he shares his start in rare disease research, exciting discoveries, and future goals.

Occupational Lead Exposure is Associated with Shorter Survival in ALS and More: RDCRN Research Roundup Dakota Campbell Mon, 05/09/2022 - 20:51
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New research: Occupational lead exposure is associated with shorter survival in ALS; Analysis of TRB repertoire helps predict outcomes of HCT in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency; Study finds high prevalence of restless legs syndrome in adults with adrenoleukodystrophy

Congenital Absence of MUC5B Defines New Category of Genetic Respiratory Disease and More: RDCRN Research Roundup Dakota Campbell Mon, 04/18/2022 - 15:11
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New research: Congenital absence of MUC5B defines new category of genetic respiratory disease; A roadmap to ALS prevention: Lessons from pre-symptomatic ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases; Close follow-up benefits long-term management of eosinophilic esophagitis