It's a progressive, fatal neurological disease, triggered by the death of nerve cells that make muscles move, and named after its most famous victim, Lou Gehrig. In this hour, we'll talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jonathan Weiner about one man's mission to save his brother from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
*Author of His Brother's Keeper: A Story from the Edge of Medicine
Jeffrey Rothstein M.D., Ph.D.
*Professor of neurology and neuroscience
*Director, Robert Packard Center for ALS Research
*Co-director, MDA/ALS Clinic, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine