Since 1977, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has been Chicagoland's leader in patient services, research, and education for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, and other motor neuron diseases (MND).
The Foundation added an 8k race to its Endurance Program, join us to Run for ALS, Run for cure and Run to make "ALS survivor" a reality!
Saturday, November 15
MB Financial Park, Rosemont, IL
Post-race Party at the Hofbrauhaus Chicago
Learn more at rosemont8k.org!
Northwestern - Research Breakthrough
The first animal model for ALS dementia, has been developed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists. The advance will allow researchers to directly see the brains of living mice, under anesthesia, at the microscopic level. This will allow direct monitoring of test drugs to determine if they work.
ALS Eye Detection:
Northwestern Medicine scientists, including Dr. Teepu Siddique, detect signs of ALS in the eye -Read more, here.