Ice Bucket Challenge Credited in Fight Against ALS

Scientists say that money raised from the challenge funded research that has helped identify a gene that could lead to new therapies.
0:30 | 07/27/16

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When a famous ice bucket challenge is paying off it is now being credited with a step forward in the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease. Millions took part in the challenge raising more than a hundred million dollars. Scientists save that money funded new research that's helped identify a gene that could lead to new fare payments.

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