Jackson Laboratory gets $3.3M grant to study ALS

August 9, 2017

ALS usually strikes people from 40 to 70 years old, who have a typical life expectancy of two to five years after diagnosis, according to the ALS Association.

(Reprint from Mainebiz 8/9/17) – Targeting a disease that affects about 20,000 Americans, The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a five-year, $3,322,009 federal grant to research new mouse models that may shed light on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read more here.