Merit Cudkowicz

New training teaches individuals and families how to advocate for ALS research

Posted on Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 12:00, By: Freelance
Fight smart, not just hard. That’s the motto of Richard Bedlack, a world-renowned ALS research warrior who directs the ALS Clinic at Duke University, Durham, N.C. “Everyone I’ve ever met who is affected by ALS wants to roll up their sleeves and do something about it,” he says.

Ten leaders in the field of ALS research put their heads together on Oct. 24, 2009

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2009 - 13:35, By: ALSN Staff
An all-day "think tank" to consider priorities for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research based on the latest information was conducted with ten of the leading scientists and clinicians in the field and senior MDA staff in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009. Each specialist...

Possible ALS biomarkers discussed at American Academy of Neurology meeting

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2009 - 14:28, By: Margaret Wahl
The 61st annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held in Seattle April 25-May 2, included several ALS-related presentations.