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Understanding ALS with Big Data

New ways of analyzing patient data can help uncover patterns that can mean the world to those who are affected by this disease.

Each year, more than 5,600 Americans are diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. This diagnosis usually prompts more questions from patients and family members about longevity and quality of life than what physicians can immediately answer. Unfortunately, the same is true for ALS research, which historically has been hindered by […]