ALS Gene

ALS Gene

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -also referred to as motor neurone disorder (MND), Charcot disorder, Lou Gehrig’s disease- is a neurodegenerative disease with various causes; characterised by muscle spasticity, rapidly progressive weakness due to muscle atrophy, and difficulty in speaking (dysarthria), swallowing (dysphagia), and breathing (dyspnea). ALS is the most common of the five motor neuron diseases.