January 28, 2022 – 12th Annual California ALS Research Summit

The session entitled Guamanian ALS Parkinson's Dementia Complex was co-chaired by Dr. Richard Smith and his colleague Dr. Jeffery Kelly, co-chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine at Scripps Research.


The following presentations were included in this session:

  • The Vanishing Incidence of ALS-PD on Guam: Current Implications (Ralph Garruto, PhD, Binghamton University)

  • From Guam to ALS Therapy (Paul Cox, PhD, Director of the Institute for Ethnomedicine)

  • The Emerging Role of Misfolded Synuclein Prions in Initiation and Progression of Neurodegenerative Diseases (Russ Lebovitz, MD, PhD, CEO of Amprion Inc.)

Click here to view the full Summit schedule.