back to article AI tool finds hundreds of genes related to human motor neuron disease

A machine-learning algorithm has helped scientists find 690 human genes associated with a higher risk of developing motor neuron disease, according to research published in Cell this week. Neuronal cells in the central nervous system and brain break down and die in people with motor neuron disease, like amyotrophic lateral …

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    I have watched several friends die of ALS - not a pretty sight. I hope this research leads to either a cure or drugs to slow down the progression of this disease.

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