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He was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 2009 and died in 2014.
Phillips lives with a genetic condition that damages the motor neurons in his spinal cord.
The spread of the disease is really a consequence of how cells around the nerves (astrocytes and microglial cells) respond to the dying motor neurons.
Doctors practicing medicine today were taught that ALS is a disease of motor neurons.
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