Cedars-Sinai Receives NIH Grant to Study Motor Neuron Disorders

(September 30, 2014) - Investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to participate in a consortium taking the study of motor neuron disorders – such as Lou Gehrig's disease and spinal muscular atrophy – to a new, comprehensive perspective. The grant is part of an NIH initiative called the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures, or LINCS, program, which aims to develop a "library" of molecular signatures that describes how different cells respond to proteins, genes, and chemicals. Read more…