Early Career ALS Researchers Receive Vital Support through The ALS Association’s Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship
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4d ago
The ALS Association has awarded more than $700,000 to support five promising early career scientists through its Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This program encourages a pipeline of ALS researchers and innovative ideas that can lead to better ALS treatments and care ..read more
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Extending Survival and Improving Life Quality for People Living With ALS
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4d ago
A key component to making ALS a livable disease is multidisciplinary care. Studies have shown this specialized ALS care can extend survival and improve patients’ quality of life by providing coordinated interprofessional care that seeks to address the complex needs of people living with the disease.  ..read more
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ALS Around the Globe: Improved Access to ALS Multidisciplinary Care—The Science of Where
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4d ago
For people with ALS, having access to an ALS multidisciplinary care center has been proven to both extend survival and enhance the quality of life for the people that attend. Clinics are neatly plotted on our locator map, making them easier for people living with ALS and their families to find ..read more
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From One ALS Family to Another
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4d ago
Looking back on the beginning of 2022, I would have never anticipated telling my family’s story to so many with the help of The ALS Association. I was working two jobs as a nurse, transitioning to another clinical position, all while trying to support my husband Lamar (diagnosed with ALS in 2018) with his goals toward completing his college degree, and maintaining the busyness of motherhood, raising our 8-year-old daughter ..read more
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ALS Around the Globe: ALS Global Clinic Locator—Mapping the World
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4d ago
ALS doesn’t care where a person lives, and a person with ALS in Florence, Italy is as much in need of reliable care and resources as someone in Florence, South Carolina. At the International Alliance of ALS/MND Association meeting in late 2022, proud “Mapper” members Amanda Stanko, senior solution engineer at Esri, and Pat (who joined remotely) shared how they are taking their clinic mapping tool internationally to provide the resource for people with ALS around the world ..read more
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Honoring the Legacy of Stephen Hawking: Reading for the Stars to Help Fight ALS
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2w ago
Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned British scientist, professor, and author, is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in history. But what Stephen was also well-known for was his extraordinary life living with ALS for more than 55 years. To celebrate what would have been his 81st birthday, one elementary school in Seattle is honoring his legacy by inspiring young readers to learn more about ALS while helping to fight the disease that took his life ..read more
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ALS/MND Around the Globe: Looking Forward with Hope for the Future
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2w ago
More than 200 leaders from over 40 countries representing the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations' many member associations came together, both in person and virtually, to share updates on the progress being made around the world in ALS care, support, technology, science and organizational development ..read more
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Applications open for 2023-24 Marcia LaRiche Scholarship for Children of ALS Patients
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2w ago
The Marcia LaRiche Scholarship Fund can assist dependent sons and daughters of parents who have been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) living in northeast Ohio finance their education at a postsecondary institution of their choice ..read more
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ICYMI: The ALS Association’s Top Ten Blogs of 2022
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1M ago
From the latest updates on ALS research and advocacy to information about caring for people living with ALS and inspiring stories from around the country, The ALS Association’s blog covered it all in 2022. Here is a quick look at the top ten posts our readers enjoyed most ..read more
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Mining Data to Help Build a World Without ALS
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1M ago
We spoke with Pam Knott, vice president of data and technology at The ALS Association, to learn more about how the Association is harnessing the power and potential of big data to speed up the process of empowering people to live longer lives, to access care, to bring new treatments to market, and to reduce the harmful impact associated with the disease ..read more
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