You Are Part of Our Family

My name is Matthew Scott Usher. My wife and I have three wonderful children ages 19, 10 and 9. But I don’t know if I will be able to see them graduate from school, get married or have their own …

Creating Memories

Kristin Rankin, PhD, of Palos Park, was a happily married mom to three energetic young daughters and on track to make tenure at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health. But everything changed when she was diagnosed, …

“They were right there when I needed them…”

For fifteen years, Darryl Carradine lived thinking he had Multiple Sclerosis. But something didn’t seem right. His symptoms kept getting worse and he wasn’t getting the help he needed. In a rare twist of fate, Darryl met the doctor who …

Join the ALS Registry

In the next year alone, about 5,000 people in the U.S. may be diagnosed with #ALS. The National #ALSRegistry is connecting persons living with ALS with researchers who want to find the causes of the disease, help those diagnosed, and …