July 2020 Foundation eNews

HEALEY ALS Platform Clinical Trial Update Our Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine is a participating site for the first-ever ALS platform trial. The clinical drug trial, led by the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center at Massachusetts General …

June 2020 Events eNews

Upholding Family Values and Traditions For Rosa Elizondo and her teammates, participating in our Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll allows them to race towards a cure in loving memory of Rosa’s uncle, Alfonso, who …

June 2020 Foundation eNews

Upper Motor Neuron Degeneration Pinpointed  In a recent study published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, researchers at our Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine and the University of Belgrade have discovered the electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease, which …

May 2020 Events eNews

Celebrating Our Heroic Nurses Nurses are heroes, plain and simple. And those of us in the ALS community know that nurses have always been essential. Despite this crisis, the amazing nurses at our Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les …

May 2020 Foundation eNews

Be a Giver for #GivingTuesdayNow Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving as an emergency response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we paused all in-person Support Service Team visits and …

April 2020 Events eNews

Tag for ALS From Home As you can see from our video, we’re doing Tag Days a bit differently this year. Since 1997, our Tag Days Drives have raised over $2 million to support people living with ALS and helped …

April 2020 Foundation eNews

Our Mission Continues So much has changed since our last Foundation eNews. We’ve all been asked to acclimate to a new normal. But one thing that hasn’t changed is our dedication to our Les Turner ALS family. Our ALS Support …

March 2020 Events eNews

A Record-Breaking Hope Through Caring Gala We broke the record at our Hope Through Caring Gala by raising over $900,000 to support our Chicagoland ALS community and advance scientific research. We are so grateful to Ed Rapp, recipient of the …

March 2020 Foundation eNews

We Are the Les Turner ALS Foundation Last week at our record-breaking Hope Through Caring Gala we premiered our brand new Les Turner ALS Foundation video! Our vision for our latest video was simple – our Les Turner ALS family …