May is ALS Awareness Month

What are you doing to raise awareness? May isn’t just an exciting month because we can finally put away our winter jackets. May is also exciting because it’s ALS Awareness Month, a chance for the ALS community to work together …

A Message from Our Senators

We thank our Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth for their support of our annual ALS Walk for Life on Saturday, September 16 at Soldier Field. We commend their efforts in advocating for ALS research and patient care. Learn …

ALS Walk for Life Sponsor Announces New Collaboration

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is happy to share great news about one of our ALS Walk for Life event sponsors, Cytokinetics. The drug development company has finalized a deal to collaborate with global pharma company, Astellas to conduct further research …

National ALS Registry Updates

As proud partners of the National ALS Registry, Les Turner ALS Foundation Executive Director, Andrea Pauls Backman and Director of Patient Services, Judy Richman, attended the Annual Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Meeting in Atlanta this week. …

Personalize Your Care Act

Take action and urge your Representative to support the Personalize Your Care Act (PYCA)! This act was introduced by Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) in the US House of Representatives to increase accessibility to and public awareness …