ALS at U. Massachusetts Medical School

Lou Gehrig brought awareness to ALS with his closely tracked decline in power hitting, from batting for home runs to singles.

Research in Neurology

The Neurology Department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has renewed its commitment to expand and invigorate research in Neurology throughout central Massachusetts and New England

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Clinical Care

UMass Medical School works in conjunction with our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Medical Center. For important service and treatment information, please see their website.

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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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