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Topic - Steve Perrin
Steve Gleason may always be remembered most for his blocked punt on the night the Louisiana Superdome reopened for the first time after Hurricane Katrina _ a play that stirred an already emotional crowd into a deafening, drink-spilling frenzy.
Dr. Steve Perrin, the chief scientific officer at the ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge, Mass., said he is aware of 27 cases of NFL players being diagnosed with ALS, which is much higher than any other major American pro sport.
He noted, for example, that there are no documented cases of NHL players with ALS, which remains a relatively rare disease in general.