Study: Genetics May Play Larger Role In Who Develops ALS

December 6, 2014 1:00 AM

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Study: Genetics May Play Larger Role In Who Develops ALS

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Genetics may play a larger role in causing ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, than previously believed, according to research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Typically, researchers classify 90 percent of ALS cases as sporadic, meaning they occur in patients without a family history of the disease.

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