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 …

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 …

February 2021 Foundation eNews

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Therapeutic Potential for New ALS Drug According to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, ezogabine, an experimental drug, is found to have potential therapeutic possibilities for ALS treatment. “Most importantly, ezogabine decreased cortical and spinal motor neuron excitability in …

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 …

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 …

December 2020 Foundation eNews

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Be a Giver this Giving Tuesday This holiday season, your tax-deductible gift provides life-changing help to a person living with ALS. There is no better time to kick off your end of year giving than today, Giving Tuesday – the …