UMMS-led discovery of ALS gene funded by Ice Bucket Challenge; nets global attention

UMMS-led discovery of ALS gene funded by Ice Bucket Challenge; nets global attention

The discovery of a new gene implicated in ALS, led by UMMS scientist Jon Landers, PhD, and funded by The ALS Association with donations from the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has garnered extensive media coverage and validated the success of the social media phenomenon.

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