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I know you, I know you not. (How we find experts.)

In one of my previous posts I wrote that when facing a problem the majority of organizations have a natural inclination to begin the problem-solving process with engaging experts. 570 more words


Creative Minds: Can Diseased Cells Help to Make Their Own Drugs?

Matthew Disney grew up in a large family in Baltimore in the 1980s. While his mother worked nights, Disney and his younger brother often tagged along with their father in these pre-Internet days on calls to fix the microfilm machines used to view important records at hospitals, banks, and other places of business. 527 more words


Watch Martina McBride on TBI & Reel to Real: Jason Becker


The Big Interview: Country music superstar Martina McBride talks about her family, her controversial songs and her new album. 44 more words


Dean Stock, former Halifax Mooseheads' captain, dies after battle with ALS

Condolences are pouring in following the death of Dean Stock, a West IslandĀ nativeĀ and brother of former NHL player, PJ Stock.

Stock died of complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gherig’s disease Friday night. 425 more words


Hypermethylation of C9orf72 May Help People Diagnosed with ALS and FTD

An innovator, Robert Kasirer possesses a strong interest in medical research. Robert Kasirer supports organizations, such as the Institute on Aging, that share the same passion. 158 more words

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Researchers develop unique model for studying ALS

The UF Health researchers that developed an ALS mouse model includes Dr. Laura P.W. Ranum, post-doctoral associate Dr. Yuanjing Liu; and graduate student Amrutha Pattamatta. Credit: University of Florida Health… 611 more words


Scientists identify spark plug that ignites nerve cell demise in ALS

False-colored scanning electron micrograph of myelinated nerve fibers.

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have identified a key instigator of nerve cell damage in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a progressive and incurable neurodegenerative disorder. 898 more words