Here you will find all the posts from Eric’s previous blog page, plus (of course) all new entries. Click the title to read the entire post.
The ALS Therapy Development Institute is a non-profit biotech fully devoted to finding a treatment for ALS. A few years ago they undertook a genome-wide association study (GWAS) on the … Continue reading CD40L and the MAB
Stem Cells for Dummies is authored by Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, PhD. Dr. Goldstein also co-authored the legislation which created CIRM. The book does, IMHO, a rather good job of presenting … Continue reading Stem Cells for Dummies
Interesting things happen to one’s body due to ALS. One of the most trivial effects I have noticed involves my fingers. I am quadriplegic so my hands spend all their … Continue reading Sausage-fest!
I recently received a handwritten letter from Lou Gehrig. Obviously it was not addressed to me as the people responsible for creating me had not yet themselves been created. But … Continue reading Letter from Lou
Back in November of 2009, Amazon released its Kindle for PC software. The program is free and available for Windows 7, XP, and Vista. A future version for Mac is … Continue reading Kindle for PC
There has been a bit of action recently in terms of stem cells, with one human trial in MND which commenced this month and another which hopes to commence soon. … Continue reading Stem Cells
People often ask, “How do you do this?” The simple answer is, I have no choice. There is only one alternative and that only interests me in terms of rhetoric … Continue reading A Very Special Olympics
It has been a long time since my last post. Blame the holidays a bit. But the blame lies in the website being hideously difficult for me to update. I … Continue reading I’m Not Dead Yet!
11/02/2009 A few weeks ago my mother Joan participated in a half-hour radio interview with P.J. Ochlan of KGIL in Los Angeles. Since I can’t talk I had prepared some … Continue reading Radio Show
10/29/2009 happy birthday Internet! I am proud to have known you before the web became your most prominent feature. 10/06/2009 The site was down last night and this morning. We … Continue reading 09/12-10/29/2009