Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases


Researchers Find Mechanism Behind Neuron Death in ALS and Dementia

Researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of Cambridge have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in some types of ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and in a common form of frontotemporal dementia. They have also uncovered novel therapeutic targets for these currently incurable diseases. 
Apr 19 / 2018