Signature Programs

White Coat Affair
Nov 9, 2019 Boston, MA
White Coat Affair

Join us for the 9th annual White Coat Affair gala, taking place on Saturday, November 9 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and live music as we honor our friends and family members with ALS. Together we will recognize the progress of research toward ending this disease.

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Tri-State Trek
Jun 21-6/23/2019, 2019 Boston, MA - Greenwich, CT
Tri-State Trek

The Trek is about community. A community that embarks upon a serious physical challenge, to help bring a better tomorrow to people with ALS.

Since its beginning in 2003, the Trek has raised over $8 million for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), and participation has grown to over 450 riders, crew members and volunteers each year.

Join us at the 17th annual Tri-State Trek, beginning at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA, on Friday, June 21, 2019, and ending on Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Greenwich, CT.

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Ragnar for Research
2019 Across the U.S.
Ragnar for Research

Ragnar for Research is an overnight, 200-mile running relay that invites teams to race through spectacular scenery while picking up the pace of ALS research.

Our teams of eight runners fundraise and race through some of the most scenic locations in the country.

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Race 4 Research
Aug 18, 2019 Cambridge, MA
Race 4 Research

Nerd out at the Race 4 Research 5K & Walk on Sunday, August 18th, 2019. Featuring a chip-timed nerdy 5k road race (costumes encouraged), 4-mile ALS awareness walk and wheelchair ride along the Charles, and after party with complimentary food and beer, prizes and fun!

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Corntoss Challenge
2019 Across the U.S.
Corntoss Challenge

The Corntoss Challenge raises funds for ALS research each summer in multiple cities across the U.S. Featuring the tailgate game Cornhole, the event is designed as a tournament where teams compete during a day of fun that leads to the

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Leadership Summit
Nov 8, 2019 Boston, MA
Leadership Summit
The Leadership Summit is a full day conference featuring keynote presentations that provide an indepth look at the most advanced ALS research. In 2018, we heard from ALS TDI's CEO and CSO and Michael Brenner Ph.D., a Research Scientist at Google, about the use of Artificial Intelligence for disease symptom assessment in ALS. Register
Marathon Programs
2019 Cambridge, MA
Marathon Programs

ALS TDI proudly partners with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to receive bibs for the annual TCS New York City Marathon. Chosen from a pool of applications, ten runners become members of Team ALS TDI. They train for weeks with our Endurance Program Ambassador and Abbott WMM 6 Star Award recipient, Neil Gottlieb.

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ALS Community
2019 Across the U.S.
ALS Community

The Corntoss Challenge raises funds for ALS research each summer in multiple cities across the U.S. Featuring the tailgate game Cornhole, the event is designed as a tournament where teams compete during a day of fun that leads to the

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Ales for ALS
2019 Across the U.S.
Ales for ALS

Breweries from around the world are invited to join Ales for ALS. Once accepted, participating brewers receive their requested amount of the unique Ales for ALS hop blend, free of charge. This exclusive blend is created and donated annually by Loftus Ranches and YCH Hops. Brewers donate $1 per pint of their brew sold to ALS research at ALS TDI

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ALS Unfiltered
2019 Across the U.S.
ALS Unfiltered

ALS Unfiltered is a series of expert-led presentations and candid conversations on ALS, current drug research, clinical trials, ALS resources and more. Hosted by experts from ALS TDI, ALS Unfiltered sessions are free and take place across the country.

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ALS Warriors
2019 Across the U.S.
ALS Warriors

Warriors of Wall Street: Bartender Challenge is a fast-paced, energetic night of friendly competition to raise funds for ALS research. Teams take turns behind the bar to compete for tips, which will be donated to ALS TDI. The team with the most tips at the end of the evening wins!

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ALS TDI?
We Are Innovative
With ALS preclinical, clinical, and translational research all happening under our one roof, we rapidly pursue the best ideas for slowing, stopping, and ending ALS.
We Are Efficient
87 cents of every dollar you raise goes directly to ALS research. We screen more potential treatments than any other ALS research lab.
We Are Relentless
We are dedicated to discovering and developing effective treatments to end ALS. We won't give up until there is a treatment for every person with ALS.