5 steps beyond the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

September 10, 2014
Israelis not only joined the global fundraising campaign for ALS research, but are also working toward new treatments and maybe even a cure for this fatal disease.
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Advanced revolutionary stem-cell trials

BrainStorm’s NurOwn enhanced adult stem cells seem to halt the progression of incurable neurodegenerative diseases.
http://www.israel21c.org/headlines/revolutionary-stem-cell-als-treatment-begins-advanced-trials/

Four Israeli women on a NeuroQuest [VIDEO]

NeuroQuest has discovered blood-based immune biomarkers for producing early and accurate diagnostic tools for ALS and Alzheimer’s diseases.
http://www.israel21c.org/health/four-israeli-women-on-a-neuroquest-video/

Seeking new treatment pathways

ALS research is a top priority for Prof. Moussa Youdim, the driving force behind breakthrough drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
http://www.israel21c.org/people/parkinsons-pioneer/

A method to ‘clean the brain’

An enzyme in the blood could be activated to "mop up" toxic glutamate spills in the brain and prevent much of the damage from neurological diseases.
http://www.israel21c.org/health/israeli-researchers-develop-method-to-clean-the-brain/

Israelis ante up ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Viral awareness campaign gains support from celebrities and politicians in Israel.
http://www.israel21c.org/israel-in-the-spotlight/israelis-ante-up-als-ice-bucket-challenge/
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