Working to Make True on a Wish

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When Jonathan Brent, MD, PhD, asks his ALS patients what their goals are, the answer is almost always the same: to find a cure for ALS. “What motivates me,” says Dr. Brent, “is how I can make true on that …

PEOPLE LIVING WITH ALS ELIGIBLE FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS STARTING FEBRUARY 25 UNDER ILLINOIS PHASE 1B; CHICAGO, COOK COUNTY EXCLUDED

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We are pleased to announce big changes in access to COVID-19 vaccinations for people living with ALS in Illinois. The State is making plans to expand COVID-19 Phase 1B vaccination eligibility on February 25 to people who have comorbidities and …

February 2021 Events eNews

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Hoops & Hope Time to dress in your favorite team’s jersey because the NCAA Bracket Challenge for Charity hosted by the Young ProfessionALS Group is back! The Bracket Challenge is an exciting few weeks about having fun, competing against one …

February 2021 Foundation eNews

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Therapeutic Potential for New ALS Drug According to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, ezogabine, an experimental drug, is found to have potential therapeutic possibilities for ALS treatment. “Most importantly, ezogabine decreased cortical and spinal motor neuron excitability in …