03 September 2010

Clues to Lou Gehrig's disease risk

Two teams report on role chromosome 9 seems to play in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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In the other study, Ammar Al-Chalabi, from Kings College London, led an international team in examining DNA samples from 599 ALS patients and 4,144 controls in the United Kingdom, and found strong evidence of an association between two genetic variations on chromosome 9 and ALS.


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