Video: Dr. Eva Feldman discusses ALS on PBS "Second Opinion" program

Taubman Institute Director Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D. was among four panelists invited to discuss amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on the nationally syndicated, award-winning PBS medical program "Second Opinion." 

The program featured ALS patient Gary Tamoyen discussing the progression of his disease, as Dr. Feldman and other experts explained the procedures followed in diagnosing ALS and how the diseases progresses.

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