Graphics:         for Lou Gehrig, 1904-1941, American Hero   for Jim Catfish Hunter, Pitcher, 1946-1999  for Jacob Javits, 1957-81 US Senator   Charles Mingus, Jazz Composer and Bassist, 1922-1979   Stephen Hawking, Physicist, b. 1942   Jennifer Estess, TV producer, Founder of Project A.L.S.   for Betty Ann Krahnke.   for Mao Tse Tung.  for picture of the pump but not the animation.  We did the animation.   for pictures of hands and Charcot.   for neuron graphic.

Bradford Braden, Fernando Goldbaum, Bi-Xing Chen, Austin Kirschner, Stephen Wilson, Bernard Erlanger, (2000), X-ray Crystal Structure of an Anti-Buckminsterfullerene Antibody Fab Fragment: Biomolecular Recognition of C60, Proc. Natl. Acad. Science. USA. Vol. 97, 12193-12197  for the graphic of the buckyball.,

Other References:

Adam Cohen, (2002), For Some Sick Children, Not Knowing a Celebrity Could Prove Fatal, The New York Times, December 29, 2002, p. wk8.

Laura Dugan, Dorothy Turketsky, Cheng Du, Doug Lobner, Mark Wheeler, Robert Almli, Clifton Shen, Tien-Yau Luh, Dennis Choi, Tien-Sung Lin, (1997), Carboxyfullerenes as Neuroprotective Agents, Proc. Natl. Acad. Science. USA. Vol. 94, 9434-9439.  

Rob Nigel, edited by Betz Des Chenes, (2000) Body By Design: Gale Group

N. Scarmeas, T. Shih, Y. Stern, R. Ottman, L.P. Rowland, (2002): Premorbid weight, body mass, and varsity athletics in ALS: Neurology, Vol 59, 773-775.

Alka Vyas, J. Dang, Melitta Schachner, Ronald Schnaar, Kavita Vyas, Himatkumar Patel, Susan Fromholt, Marija Heffer-Laue, (2002): Gangosides are functional nerve cell ligands for meylin-associated glycoprotein (MAG), an inhibitor for nerve regeneration: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol 99 Issue 12.

Washington University, (2002): A Combination of all the research done on ALS at the University

Doug Dollemore, (2002): Abnormalities linked to Lou Gehrig's Disease

Family Caregiver Alliance, (2002): an overview of the symptoms of ALS

United States National Library of Medicine, (2002): overview of hypotheses of the cause of ALS,/font>

Jack Orchard Foundation, (2002): all about ALS

Chris Hobler, James Maritz, (2002): a hope for people who have ALS

Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, (2001): information on FRET