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(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 12:08:00 CDT 2020)

ALS Accelerated Therapeutics (ALS ACT) ALS ACT is a novel academic-foundation-industry partnership with ALS Finding a Cure®, initiated with researchers from General Electric (GE) Healthcare and four acad...

12. Deciding Whether a Support Group is Right for You

(Web Page; Mon Dec 07 12:07:00 CST 2015)

For more than a decade, Jennifer Myhre, Care Services Coordinator, MSW, LICSW, for the Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter of The ALS Association has been helping families cope with the challenges of life with ALS. As a support g...

13. Hope in Progress: An Overview of Current Promising ALS Research Studies

(Web Page; Thu Jan 07 16:00:00 CST 2016)

The Current State of ALS Research

 There have been many medical breakthroughs over the last 20 years for a wide range of neurological conditions – from migraines to multiple sclerosis to Parkinson’s disease. Unfortunately, ...

14. Beware the Internet Rumor Mill: Tips for Staying on Top of the Latest Research News

(Web Page; Mon Feb 26 10:57:00 CST 2018)

The promise of scientific research provides hope for those with ALS. These last few years have been a tremendous period of progress in gathering new insights into this complex disease. The Internet provides an amazing volume of inform...

15. New York Genome Center

(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 12:19:00 CDT 2020)

New York Genome Center (NYGC) Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Diseases (CGND) Recent discoveries have indicated that genes may contribute to a much larger percentage of ALS cases than previously tho...

16. GTAC

(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 12:15:00 CDT 2020)

Genomic Translation for ALS Care (GTAC) Genomic Translation for ALS Care (GTAC) is a collaboration with Biogen and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) to better understand how different genes con...

17. Neuro Collaborative

(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 12:16:00 CDT 2020)

The Neuro Collaborative The Neuro Collaborative is a partnership between three leading laboratories in California – including Clive Svendsen, Ph.D. at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles; Steven Finkbeiner, M....

18. Genetics

(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 11:28:00 CDT 2020)

Genetics Overview Sporadic and familial ALS Approximately 90% cases of ALS are called “sporadic,” meaning the cause or causes of the disease are unknown. Approximately 5-10% of cases a...

19. Research Webinars

(Web Page; Tue Jun 16 13:24:00 CDT 2020)

Research Webinars ROADS to a better ALS outcome measure: the new Rasch-Built Overall ALS Disability Scale (ROADS) Speaker: Christina Fournier, MD, MSc, Emory University This webinar will present the rationale for cr...

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