Joan Coates, University of Missouri-Columbia (image) University of Missouri-Columbia Share Print E-Mail Caption Joan Coates and her collaborators found that a biomarker test that helps diagnose ALS also can assist with determining a diagnosis for degenerative myelopathy. Coates currently is seeking clinical trial participants to evaluate a treatment for canine DM. Credit MU College of Veterinary Medicine Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.