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.
I am a little peeved at a new attack on the push for FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program for the ALS treatment called GM6 (known as GM604 in clinical trials). This … Continue reading Scuttle Rebuttal
As many of you might already know, I was the late-stage PALS mentioned in the recent Genervon press release. I got interested in this drug some time ago, did some … Continue reading Condition Green
The #ALSIceBucketChallenge has been nothing short of a miracle for patients and researchers. Internet memes are rather capricious, having a nearly random hit/miss ratio. That this became so huge is … Continue reading IceBucket The Blue Sky
I would like to urge all of my readers to immediately visit this Kickstarter project. So much better than potato salad, this device is a revolutionary step forward in personal … Continue reading Eye Caramba!
As many of my readers know, about two years ago I came across a study investigating a novel molecule for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. The molecule, J147, is a synthetic … Continue reading Of Mice And Me
An article appeared on social media about a group of parents using cannabidiol (CBD) for their children’s epilepsy. Unlike the usual reports of people using marijuana and subjectively reporting “improvements”, … Continue reading Pot Luck
In the developing embryo, motor neurons develop and nearly half preferentially die prior to birth (Henderson, et al., 1997, “Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF/SF) is a muscle-derived survival factor for a … Continue reading Carpe Fragments
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The following should not be taken as a recommendation (or warning) regarding Precision Stem Cell. However, that facility was recently rendered an injustice which requires correction. On March 19, 2013, … Continue reading Precision Stem Cell
I would like to give a little blog-love to my [Facebook] friend and a fantastic artist Francis Tsai. I came to know him through the ALS community and very soon … Continue reading Outta Tsai’t!