ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS Research News

Thursday, August 22, 2019
A Different Sort of Hall-of-Fame: Gehrig, Charcot, and ALS Through History
80 years ago, Lou Gehrig retired from baseball due to ALS. But without Jean-Martin Charcot 150 years ago, the world may never have known what threw Gehrig out of the game. This Science Sunday, we slide-on-home to the beginnings of ALS research.
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Friday, August 09, 2019
Down to the Details: Reproducibility in ALS Research
ALS TDI was created to address one key problem – a lack of available treatments for people with ALS – but what happens when the reproducibility crisis gets in the way of that goal?
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Friday, July 26, 2019
Power and Control: Why SOD1 Study Standardization Matters
In today's Science Sunday post, we take a look back at one of ALS TDI’s first papers and go behind the scenes of a preclinical SOD1 mouse study to see why standardized testing matters in ALS research.
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From trial readouts to news from our lab, you can find all of the latest ALS research news here.

ALS TDI Community Blog

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
The PeriodicALS: Volume 20 Issue 8
August 2019 news from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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Monday, July 15, 2019
Faction Ales for ALS Event 2019
Join us for the 6th annual Ales for ALS Festival on Saturday, July 27, from 1 - 5 p.m. at Faction Brewing in Alameda.
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Friday, July 12, 2019
Tri-State Trek 2019 Recap
Every year our Trek family will continue to do what is considered crazy because we must end ALS.
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Blog posts and commentary pieces from ALS TDI and community members with topics ranging from funding ALS research to how ALS impacts the lives of community members.

ALS TDI Press Releases

Tuesday, May 07, 2019
ALS TDI and Google collaborate to bring AI to ALS
ALS Therapy Development Institute and Google use artificial intelligence to improve speech recognition for people with ALS.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
FIRST DRUG CANDIDATE FROM ALS THERAPY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE STARTS CLINICAL TRIAL
Participants Now Enrolling in Phase 1 Study on AT-1501, a Potential Treatment for ALS
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Monday, November 19, 2018
Family Golf Tourney for ALS Donates $1,000,000
The Par 3 Shootout Golf Tournament has raised over $1 million for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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A complete list of press releases from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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