2017 ALS News You Can Use

This past Sunday, March 19, the Foundation hosted our annual educational meeting that covered the latest on ALS research and patient care from experts in the field. Over 40 people including staff and board members, people living with ALS and …

March Special Events eNews

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March Foundation eNews

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Chicago Tribune: Hope Through Caring Gala 2017

The Les Turner ALS Foundation hosted its annual Hope Through Caring gala Feb. 25, honoring the organization’s board president, Ken Hoffman, and people living with ALS. Held at the Loews Hotel Chicago, 500 guests attended the sold-out event celebrating the …

Celebrating 30 Years of ALS Care

Northwestern’s Lois Insolia ALS Clinic is a model for multidisciplinary care. When it opened in July 1986, the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at Northwestern Medicine was one of the first multidisciplinary ALS clinics in the country — the very first …

Investigating a Novel Pathology for ALS

For years, research into Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) — the progressive neurodegenerative disease — has focused on the death of motor neurons in the spinal cord, which was believed to be the driving mechanism in ALS pathology. The death of …

Faces of ALS Through Forty Years of History

Faces of ALS Through Forty Years of History  This year, we celebrate forty years of providing hope and help to people with ALS. Throughout the year, our “Faces of ALS” will tell the stories of people who have been affected …