Harvard scientists identify gut-brain connection in ALS

The researchers found that in mice with a common ALS genetic mutation, changing the gut microbiome could prevent or improve disease symptoms.

Jessica Lau • harvard
May 13, 2020 ~5 min

science-technology inflammation als gut-microbiome amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis gut-brain-axis

FDA-approved drug shows promise against ALS in mice

Accumulating evidence suggests that inflammatory processes may play a role in the initiation and progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Nov. 27, 2019 ~3 min

 inflammation  basic-research  health-medicine  als  amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis  cromolyn-sodium

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