Sep 25, 2015

Dr. Jingsong Zhou Receives Grant to Study ALS Progression

 Jingsong Zhou, PhD, research investigator and professor of physiology at KCU; and Jun Sun, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry at Rush University Medical Center, are recipients of an ALS Association research grant to explore targeting the microbiota to alleviate the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The grant is part of The ALS Association's support of 58 new Global Research Awards totaling $11.6 million to find treatments and a cure for the disease.

Learn more about Dr. Zhou's ALS grant and hear about her journey to study this disease in the Kansas City Life Sciences Institute's Expert Exchange.