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From One ALS Family to Another

By Kristina Woody In 2022, we shined a spotlight on the Woody family, providing a glimpse into their everyday life with ALS from many different perspectives. This year, we’ve invited…

In Memoriam: Jeremy Merz, Former CalChamber Policy Advocate

Jeremy Merz, former policy advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, passed away on January 24 at the age of 42. “Jeremy was a force for good and an effective…

Rainwater Charitable Foundation Announces Fourth-Annual Rainwater Prize Winners for Brain Research

The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, one of the largest independent funders of neurodegenerative disease research, today announced this year’s recipients of the Rainwater Annual Prize for Outstanding Innovation in Neurodegenerative Disease…

Early Career ALS Researchers Receive Vital Support through The ALS Association’s Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship

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…

2023 MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 16 is the 28th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. On this day, we celebrate the legacy of the Nobel prize-winning civil rights leader,…

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Partners to Provide Public Access to Biospecimens from NurOwn’s Phase 3 ALS Study

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that BCLI will donate biospecimens from…

Honoring the Legacy of Stephen Hawking: Reading for the Stars to Help Fight ALS

Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned British scientist, professor, and author, is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in history. From the Big Bang to black holes, his work on…

Roberta Flack reveals ALS diagnosis, making it “impossible to sing”

Wife of Hal Finney Announces Bitcoin Charity Event