Recap: Hope Through Caring Gala

At this year’s Hope Through Caring Gala, 450 guests honored Madeleine and Joe Glossberg and Joan and Paul Rubschlager for their commitment in the fight against ALS. The packed house also celebrated those courageously living with ALS and remembered those …

Hear about the next generation of ALS researchers

Funding that ALS researchers at the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center receive has a huge impact on their discoveries. Joint funding from the Foundation along with other ALS sources has become crucial as researchers make translational progress toward …

Research Updates from Dr. Siddique’s Lab – September 2015

Dr. Siddique will be giving an Internal Medicine Grand Rounds at Baylor Medical in September. entitled “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Advances in the Understanding of Neurodegeneration.” This talk will help attendees understand what ALS is, how genetics contributes to the development of …

2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, FL

The following clinic team members will present abstracts at the 2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, FL, in December: Jennifer Armh5, RN, MSN, MHA, Clinical Nursing Supervisor – Swallowing/Gag Function – a work in progress assessing factors that impact swallowing function …

Research Updates from Dr. Ozdinler’s Lab – June 2015

The Ozdinler Lab generated a novel reporter line in which both the sensory and the motor neurons are genetically labeled with a fluorescent green protein, allowing visualization and precise cellular analyses for motor and sensory systems simultaneously. The lab previously …

MMWR in Brief

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s MMWR in Brief summarizes key points from “Prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – United States, 2010-2011.” New information in this report includes the first prevalence estimate and description of demographic characteristics of ALS …

Registry Adds Two New Surveys

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) added two additional risk factor surveys to the National ALS Registry. The new surveys ask about head trauma and health insurance coverage. There are now a total of 17 surveys designed …