This week Jeremy digs into what we know about familial ALS and the current state of research into developing gene therapies that could treat the disease. He is joined by Larry Falivena, a member of The ALS Association’s board of trustees, and leading ALS researcher Dr. Michael Benatar.
Learn more about familial ALS at https://www.als.org/understanding-als/who-gets-als/familial
Read up on the fight for the Genetic Testing Protection Act in Maryland at https://www.als.org/stories-news/als-association-brings-fight-genetic-testing-protection-act-maryland-senate
For more information on gene therapies go to https://www.als.org/understanding-als/who-gets-als/genetic-testing/als-gene-targeted-therapies
Additional information on genetic testing can be found at https://www.als.org/understanding-als/who-gets-als/genetic-testing