Posted on Friday, July 1, 2011 - 14:29, By: Miriam Davidson
Karen Felzer studies earthquakes, not ALS. But after her father learned he had the disease, Felzer helped conduct a study that caused a small shake-up in the world of ALS research. Working with Humberto Macedo, a Brazilian computer analyst who also had ALS, Felzer initiated an online, patient- and...
Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 10:47, By: ALSN Staff
ALS TDI expansion among 2011 goals Building on progress made in 2010, the MDA-supported ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) has outlined a number of milestones it plans to meet in 2011.   Steve Perrin, ALS TDI chief scientific officer and CEO at the nonprofit biotech in Cambridge, Mass...
Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 09:06, By: ALSN Staff
MDA has awarded eight new grants totaling nearly $2.5 million to fund research into the causes of, and potential therapies for, ALS. The grants were reviewed and approved by the MDA Board of Directors in December 2010, based on recommendations from the MDA Scientific and Medical Advisory Committees...
Posted on Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 15:06, By: ALSN Staff
MDA hosted three ALS-related webinars (Internet-based seminars) in May, in conjunction with National ALS Awareness Month. These webinars, which allow participants to direct questions to the featured experts, are archived on the MDA website.