Les Turner ALS Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

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The 6th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair, sponsored by the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine, was held on Monday, November 7 to a crowd of over 175 attendees.

Organized by Dr. P. Hande Ozdinler, attendees were treated to a high level data blitz session and research presentations. Top doctors and researchers from the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine and beyond presented on the latest trends and studies in ALS research, care and education.

Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology and Medical Director of the MDA/ALS Clinic at Drexel University Co-Founder of ALS Hope Foundation and Co-Chair of NEALS gave a keynote presentation entitled “Clinical and Research Update in ALS.”

If you were unable to attend, you’re in luck! Click here to watch the presentations.

And check out this article written about the event.

Thank you to all who presented at and attended Chicago’s preeminent ALS symposium. We look forward to another successful event in 2017.