Meet the New Center Director: Q&A

Join us in welcoming Robert Kalb, MD, the inaugural Director of the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine and Chief of Neuromuscular Medicine in the Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology. Dr. Kalb has spent …

C.H.A.R.M Through the Holidays

For most people, the holidays are a time of joy and good cheer. But when living with ALS, or providing care for someone who does, holiday activities have the potential to add stress to an otherwise happy season. Over the years, …

Cytokinetics Announces Negative Results from VITALITY-ALS

Cytokinetics announced the endpoints for the clinical trial of tirasemtiv (VITALITY-ALS) had not been met and that further development of the drug was being suspended. We share Cytokinetics, and your, disappointment in this announcement and are grateful for Cytokinetics continued …

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, …