Run with Team Race for ALS: 2018 Chicago Marathon

Now is your chance to accomplish something HISTORIC for yourself and the entire ALS community: Run with Team Race for ALS in the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Registration closes November 29. If you’ve ran the Chicago Marathon with …

Answer ALS Partnership

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is very pleased to announce the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine as the newest member of the single largest coordinated and collaborative effort to end ALS in the history of …

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 …

7th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

The 7th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair will held on Monday, November 6 at Prentice Women’s Hospital. Celebrating research, patient care and education–attendees will get the opportunity to learn the latest on ALS drug development. Christopher Henderson, …

Radicava is Now Available for Treatment in U.S

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., today announced RADICAVA ™ (edaravone), an intravenous therapy indicated for all adult patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is now available for treatment in the United States. RADICAVA, …

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Three Years Later

In 2014, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge swept the globe, forever changing the face of ALS. Millions of dollars were raised and awareness reached an all time high. Three years later, major advances in ALS research and patient care have …