Remember when EVERYONE was dumping buckets of ice and water on themselves to raise money for ALS? One of the best thing to ever go viral ended up raising more than $100 MILLION for the ALS Association. Thanks to that money, we found out today there has been a massive discovery
“This transatlantic collaboration supports our global gene hunt to identify the genetic drivers of ALS. I’m incredibly pleased with the discovery of the NEK1 gene adding another step towards our ultimate goal, eradicating this disease from the face of the earth.” says Bernard Muller, an entrepreneur who suffers from the disease and helped start the research project that lead to this discovery. You can read more about how this could help those diagnosed with ALS here
If you participated, thank you so much!