Making Progress in Treating ALS

Posted by Monica Hoel
Natalia Sutherland is part of a research team making strides.

A research team at Virginia Tech's Carilion School of Medicine.A research team at Virginia Tech's Carilion School of Medicine. Credit: Virginia TechNatalia Sutherland (E&H ’17) is part of a research team working on genes involved in the devastated effects of ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Her team has recently made some important discoveries regarding mutations in specific genes that destroy motor neurons. The results appear in the Nov. 8 issue of Scientific Reports

Natalia is a first-year student in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.  Read more…

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