McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

ALS: Measuring disease progression

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This video aims to educate undergraduate university students with at least one year of science background about how to disease progression and development is measured for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or motor neuron disease). Despite recent advances in research, there is currently no cure for ALS and much is still unknown about the disease. The number of individuals who die from ALS has increased to three per day in Canada. This video discusses ALS research relating to the measurement of disease progression.

— Video by students from McMaster University's Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series


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