$3.7 Million NIH Grant Will Fund Study On Stem Cells Derived From ALS Patients

October 22, 2009

Johns Hopkins scientists have been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to learn more about the nerve and muscle-wasting disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using stem cells developed from ALS patients’ skin. The award, given over a two-year span, will be shared with three other laboratories, including one at Harvard University and two at Columbia University.

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/168317.php

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2 Responses to “$3.7 Million NIH Grant Will Fund Study On Stem Cells Derived From ALS Patients”

  1. I am happy to see this initiative, Rich!

  2. Gel said

    Great news (and it’s about time.)

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