February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic researchers identify abnormal protein found in many patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease and frontotemporal dementia

By Logan Lafferty

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered an abnormal protein that accumulates in the brains of many patients affected with two common neurodegenerative disorders — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, and frontotemporal dementia.


Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton

Tags: A.L.S., abnormal protein, Florida Times-Union, frontotemporal dementia, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, neurodegenerative disorder, Research

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