Ipsen Announces The Lancet Neurology Publishes Dysport® Phase III Registration ...
Individuals with peripheral motor neuropathic diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or neuromuscular junction disorders (eg, myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome) should be monitored particularly closely when given botulinum toxin. Patients ...
Business Wire (press release) - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:56



Researchers Develop Novel Model To Study Motor Neuron Diseases, Including ALS
Neuromuscular junctions (NMJ) are formed through the interaction between motor neurons and the skeletal muscle. NMJs are important for signal transmission with disorders affecting such junctions usually leading to muscle weakness. Growing evidence ...
ALS News Today - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:00



Sachdev to lead new MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
Neuromuscular diseases affect many body areas including the autonomic nervous system, spinal cord, nerve root, peripheral nerve, nerve-muscle junction and muscle. Diseases include ALS, radiculopathy, neuropathy and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Others ...
MSUToday - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:30

Olfactory stem cells reveal MOCOS as a new player in autism spectrum disorders
To this end, we evaluated the synaptic transmission at the neuromuscular junction by monitoring the sensitivity of mocs-1 mutants to the paralyzing effects of aldicarb, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. We found that tm3708 and ok3439 animals were ...
Nature.com - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:37



Researchers Identify New Rare Neuromuscular Disease
There are a number of disorders – both acquired and inherited – that interfere with the communication that occurs at the neuromuscular junction. For example, in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, which is most commonly triggered by certain cancers, the ...
University of Rochester Newsroom - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:56

Rare Neuromuscular Disease Identified In American And British Family; Genetic ...
Medical Daily - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:08



Gene therapy in mice improves defects in neuromuscular junction reversing ...
Neuromuscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy or ALS impact what is known as the neuromuscular junction—the connecting point between nerves and muscles. Scientists have learned that in some instances, the reason problems develop in this critical ...
Medical Xpress - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:22

UB neurology chair receives Doctor of the Year award
Currently, Wolfe and Nicholas Silvestri, MD, a faculty member in the UB Department of Neurology, together co-author a regular column, “What's hot off the press in neuromuscular junction disorders?” for the MGFA's newsmagazine, Foundation Focus.
UB News Center - Tue, 09 Jun 2015 08:45



Neuromuscular disease Improved diagnostic sensitivity can aid the correct ...
MG is an autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction. Patients with generalized MG typically show antibodies against AChRs or muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) in radioimmunoprecipitation assays (RIPAs). However, some patients—in ...
Nature.com - Tue, 05 May 2015 03:15


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