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3 Questions With ALS Clinic Occupational Therapist Princess Al...

Princess Albania, an occupational therapist at Cedars-Sinai's ALS Clinic, works with patients who have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and their families to brainstorm ways to ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 23, 2022

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Dietitian Shares Ways to Help ALS Patients Eat Healthy

A registered dietitian shares about the difficulties and joys of helping patients with ALS.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 16, 2022

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Hope and ALS

A landmark stem cell clinical trial for ALS—based on 12 years of work—is underway at Cedars-Sinai.

Discoveries / May 12, 2022

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ALS Patient Matt Ashley Shares Learnings From 'Heartbreaking' ...

Matt Ashley is an aerospace engineer who was diagnosed with ALS in March 2021. He shares his experience as a patient at Cedars-Sinai's ALS Clinic and what he's learned from living ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 09, 2022

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Specialized Care for Neuromuscular Disorders

The multidisciplinary team at Cedars-Sinai is working together to provide innovative treatment for patients with nerve and muscle disorders, as well as to research new methods of t...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 11, 2022

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Treating Diseases with Stem Cells

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are exploring stem cell therapy to treat myriad diseases. Two major areas of focus at Cedars-Sinai are a form of blindness and ALS. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2021

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Artist Perseveres Through ALS

Ken Brenner continued to make art despite a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which gradually paralyzed his legs, arms and hands. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 15, 2021

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis genetics: what do we know?

About 10% of ALS patients have what's called familial ALS, meaning it runs in their family.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 14, 2019

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Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also har...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout & Stress Overload

Nearly one-third of American adults provides some type of care for an aging or ill family member. To fight caregiver burnout, Dr. Sonja Rosen, head of the Cedars-Sinai Geriatrics P...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 17, 2018

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Caring Approach Leads Local Man to Cedars-Sinai ALS Program

Cedars-Sinai patient Marc Bennett makes his living helping people. As a clinical psychologist, he compassionately helps people face a variety of issues. After a surprise diagnosis ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 29, 2018

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ALS Research: Biometrics & Stem Cell Treatments

New research shows certain blood vessels have a more important role than we thought in how the spine develops.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 23, 2018

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What Do Viking Genetics Have to Do With ALS?

Vikings, while invading and settling Europe, may have brought more than longships and Norse mythology to the continent. They also might have brought a genetic mutation found in 10%...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 07, 2018

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Focusing on Helping Others

Mary Huffman sums up her philosophy for living with ALS simply: she's going to Stephen Hawking her way through it. For her, that means being her best every day.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 20, 2017

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Tackling Life After ALS

Coach Lance McCullah is using the same lessons he gives to his varsity football players to face ALS.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 14, 2017