January 2021 Events eNews

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Become an ALS Research Ambassador Join our first-ever 2021 Chicago Virtual NEALS ALS Clinical Research Learning Institute (CRLI) online on February 20-21! The ALS CRLI is an annual two-day program dedicated to educating attendees on clinical research and therapy development …

Foundation Advocating for COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization for Individuals with ALS

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As we turn the calendar to 2021, the Les Turner ALS Foundation is taking proactive steps to help ensure that those living with neuromuscular disease, including ALS, are given priority access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. On Wednesday, January 6, Illinois …

January 2021 Foundation eNews

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ALS Disability Insurance Access Act Signed into Law We are excited to announce that on December 22, the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act was signed into law, which waives the mandatory five-month waiting period for ALS patients to receive Social …

Research May Lead to New Ways to Combat ALS

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Because we live in a changing environment, our survival and function depend on adapting to novel, potentially stressful, conditions. Is our ability to adapt to changing conditions fixed or is it possible to enhance our ability to tolerate a stressful …