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July 28, 2022

"Research Into Preventing ALS…"

Pranger ALS Clinic Director Stephen Goutman, MD, was featured on the ALS Association's podcast, Connecting ALS . Listen as he shares new information about ALS risk factors and the burgeoning science of preventing ALS.

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July 22, 2022

World Brain Day 2022

This year's theme "Brain Health for All" is already an important initiative for the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies. Watch our core researchers share some of this research, along with some important messages about the World Federation of Neurology's World Brain Day.

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June 22, 2022

Welcoming the Next Neurosurgery Chair at Michigan Medicine

Michigan Medicine recently announced the appointment of Aditya S. Pandey, MD, as chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, becoming only the sixth chair of the department’s 100-year history. He replaces Dr. Karin Muraszko, a pediatric neurosurgeon and the first female chair.

June 13, 2022

The Wolfes Step Up to Support Brain Health

Dementia is a growing problem as the world's population ages. Meet Andi and Larry Wolfe, and learn about their plan to fight this horrible condition by funding research through the Andi and Larry Wolfe Wellness Initiative for Brain Health and the Andi and the Larry Wolfe Research Professorship.

May 20, 2022

Multidisciplinary Team Publishes Paper on ALS Occupational Risk

A robust partnership among the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies, the ALS Center of Excellence, and the University of Michigan School of Public Health has produced an important publication in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, entitled “Associations of self‑reported occupational exposures and settings to ALS

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May 19, 2022

The ANA Q&A: Dr. Eva Feldman on ALS

In honor of ALS Awareness Month, the American Neurological Association spoke to Dr. Eva Feldman about ALS advocacy, the ALS patient population, new research, and more.

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May 18, 2022

StrikeOut ALS a Home Run

After a 2-season hiatus, the ALS Awareness baseball game returned last night as Michigan Baseball completed a season sweep against the Michigan State Spartans.

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May 18, 2022

5 Things to Know About ALS

Dr. Stephen Goutman shares important information that everyone should know about ALS on Michigan Medicine's Michigan Health blog.

May 13, 2022

American Diabetes Association Features Dr. Stephanie Eid

In a preview of the session "Emerging Directions in Diabetic Neuropathy" at the American Diabetes Association 82nd Scientific Sessions, the ADA interviewed Dr. Eid about her upcoming talk, "Mitochondria as New Therapeutic Targets in Diabetic Neuropathy."

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May 5, 2022

Epstein's Generous Gift to Fund ALS Innovation & Emerging Scholar

When two separate ALS diagnoses touched the lives of Bob & Joan Epstein, they sprang to action and funded the Robert A. Epstein and Joan M. Chernoff-Epstein Fund for Innovative Therapies and the Robert A. Epstein and Joan M. Chernoff-Epstein Emerging Scholar.

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