$220M Raised by Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Lead to Medical Breakthrough

Researchers have discovered the gene NEK1 has a connection to ALS, which could pave the way for future treatment.
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Finally the famous ice bucket challenge and tonight the AL us breakthrough. YouTube videos won't accept this challenge I wanna. Do it better we also all Bill Gates designed his own epic ice bucket jealous. And we all remember that moment the New York fire department Dallas seemed David on GM man. The coast to coast sentence. Millions getting you know the action to put those three letters in the spotlight fail us the idea to raise money for a LS research the degenerative. And Nell major news with 220 million dollars raised researchers finding a gene NEK one. Linking it to ALS and paving the way for future treatment. You or I see videos. Did more than warm the hearts and Billy. They brought you changed. The breakthrough tonight I'm David your we'll see you in prime time and right back here tomorrow.

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