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The open access version of "Misfolded alpha-Synuclein in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment" has been published in the online library of the European Journal of Neurology and can be accessed here:

It will appear in print in an upcoming journal issue.

Research spearheaded by the Center and Amprion Pharmaceutical identified a sub-group of sporadic ALS patients in whom a self-replicating protein was detected in spinal fluid. The implication of this finding for the treatment of patients will be the focus of the Center's research.

At the invitation of James Wymer, M.D., Dr. Smith presented Neurology Grand Rounds at the University of Florida at Gainesville. Subsequently, he visited with faculty members which may result in a collaboration between our institutions. A recording of his presentation will be uploaded as soon as it is available.

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