April 2021 Foundation eNews

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Grief & Loss in Children and Youth in Families with ALS: April ALS Learning Series Last month, our ALS Learning Series webinar focused on talking with children about ALS. This Thursday, April 8 at 12pm CST, Dr. Melinda Kavanaugh returns …

March 2021 Events eNews

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Last Call for Gourmet Dinner Delivery with our Hope Through Caring Gala The 2021 Virtual Hope Through Caring Gala is less than two weeks away on Saturday, March 20! Don’t miss out on a spectacular evening to create a world …

Foundation to Honor Robert Ives and Steve Gleason at Virtual Hope Through Caring Gala

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Both Men Continually Help Raise Funds and Awareness, Advocate for Change While on their Own ALS Journey The Les Turner ALS Foundation will host its 34th Annual Hope Through Caring Gala on Saturday, March 20, bringing together supporters for an elegant …

March 2021 Foundation eNews

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Newly Discovered Compound Found to Reverse ALS Neuron Damage “We have identified the first compound that improves the health of upper motor neurons that become diseased,” shares Hande Ozdinler, PhD, senior author of the study along with Richard B. Silverman, …

Newly Discovered Compound Found to Reverse ALS Neuron Damage

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We are pleased to announce more exciting news on the ALS research front coming out of our Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine. On February 22, Northwestern scientists, led by P. Hande Ozdinler, PhD, and Richard B. Silverman, PhD, …

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 …