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Large-Scale Generation of Muscle-Controlling Nerve Cells From ALS Patients

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Study Examining Gene Expression Patterns in Hundreds of Stem Cell-Derived Neurons Reveals Important Differences Between Males and Females

A new Cedars-Sinai study in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the Answer ALS consortium has examined the expression of thousands of genes in stem cell generated motor neurons that are known to die in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal neurological disorder known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. 

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