Useful links

ALS sites of interest

i) Online UK based MND/ALS forum BUILD UK. The forum is relatively new, and needs active contributions.
ii) Les Turner ALS Foundation Based in the US, offers information on a variety of ALS related subjects. 
iii) ALS Clinical and Research Centre An informative site covering many aspects of living with ALS.
iv) RideForLife A popular ALS website, among other things, this site is a good source of information of ALS in the news.


i) International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations
ii) ALS Association (ALSA)
iii) Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA)
iv) Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
v) MNDB (Hypothetical 3D structures for all SOD1 mutants)

Further reading

i) NeurologyChannel. This site contains well-written overviews of several neurological conditions, including ALS. The entry is jargon free.
ii) GeneClinics. Good clinical information resource, entries are peer reviewed and current. The ALS entry is thorough and is of value to all.
iii) Scientific literature search at Pubmed/Medline. A pre-formatted search that will retrieve the most recent English-language articles concerning human subjects.

Useful software

i) Ingenuity. Ingenuity is an excellent tool which has been used to help understand the biological pathways linked to ALS.