Motivated by Music

An annual event for the Les Turner ALS Foundation is our ALS Walk for Life, held each fall for the past 17 years. As many Walkers know, the day holds a lot of meaning and tradition. A crowd favorite we’ve …

Meet our Researchers!

“The fight against ALS is a marathon, not a sprint. The goal of a disease-modifying treatment is still out of reach, but a deep commitment to basic science is the approach that can move the needle in a concrete way,” …

Legacies That Live On

In 2010, Mary Roemer’s life drastically changed. What were supposed to be golden years with her husband, Dave, were uprooted when he was diagnosed with ALS. Trying to come to terms with their “new normal,” Mary found one of our …

What Causes ALS? With Dr. Robert Kalb

Recently, Dr. Robert Kalb, Director of the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine, sat down with the podcast “Breakthroughs” to discuss how the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine is at the forefront of discovering the cause and potential …