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Care Connection – Easing Stress on ALS Families

Families living with ALS are faced with a whole host of everyday challenges that can become a burden over time. The ALS Association created the Care Connection program to provide support to meet families’ needs to ultimately alleviate stress. 537 more words


Featured Scientist: Dr. Nicholas Olney - Exploring new techniques for early detection

Today, we are happy to feature Dr. Nicholas Olney, this year’s recipient of the prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship in ALS Research Award given in partnership with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). 843 more words


Positive Results for Phase 2/3 Masitinib Clinical Trial Announced

Last week, AB Science announced that the Masitinib phase 2/3 clinical trial reached its primary endpoint of ALSFRS-R in people living with ALS. Currently, the company has applied for conditional marketing approval to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Europe and is sharing results with officials at the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to decide next steps in the U.S. 570 more words


Care Services Educational Offerings Update – March 2017

In late-February 2017, The ALS Association announced the release of 11 new Living with ALS resource guides on our website, www.alsa.org. The guides were designed to inform and educate people about ALS in a comprehensive and easily understood format, addressing many of the common concerns and issues that face people living with ALS. 232 more words

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SpongeBob SquarePants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Announces He Has ALS

Many of us here at The ALS Association are enormous fans of SpongeBob SquarePants. It has brought joy to millions of children – and adults – for a long time. 131 more words


Home Helpers - Boise, ID Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award

13 March 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                   

Media Contact: Mike Jackson

Phone: (208) 322-2668

Email: BoiseId@HomeHelpersHomecare.com

Home Helpers Home Care – Boise, ID Receives 2017 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award… 515 more words


Profiles of Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellows: Dr. Sergey Stavisky

The Association is pleased to continue on the tradition of supporting bright, young scientists in ALS research through the Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This year, we are supporting six new postdoctoral fellows out of a highly competitive applicant pool. 474 more words