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Somewhere Over the Rainbow: The Dreams We Dare to Dream for ALS Can Come True


Bianca Williams
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This session features a clinician scientist whose career in neurology and neuroscience focuses on understanding the underlying causes of ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases, as well as the factors that determine disease susceptibility versus disease resilience. Clinical studies have linked ALS risk with select occupations, environmental pollution, polygenic risk, and changes in the immune system. The speaker’s goal, motivated by the new ALS cases diagnosed weekly, is to make ALS a preventable disease by modifying currently identified and future ALS risk factors.

This was selected as a part of the Neuroscience 2023 programming: Theme C – Neurodegenerative Disorders and Injury

Registration is now open for all upcoming webinars. The webinars are complimentary for SfN members and $15 for nonmembers. Activate your account to receive member access to webinars.

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