This event is part of a series of lightning lectures for the Royal Society’s 2021 Summer Science digital showcase.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that affects the nervous system, resulting in damage and degradation to the nerve and brain cells which causes loss of muscle control.
Meet Peter Harley, who is developing a method to grow nerves and muscles that function together in the lab as they would in the body to try to find new treatments for this condition.
- Peter Harley, King's College London
Attending this event online
- The event will be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel on Friday 9 July at 1.45pm BST
- The event will also be available afterwards on our YouTube channel
- This event is suitable for ages 14+
- This event is free to join and there is no registration required
- Live subtitles will be available
- Part of Summer Science 2021
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