McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Why is ALS proving so hard to treat?

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In this video, Dr. John Turnbull, professor of neurology at McMaster University, talks about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and why it is so hard to treat.


  • What doesn’t cause ALS?
  • What might cause ALS?
  • Potential future treatments Ethical issues in ALS treatment