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, September 12, 2019
There might be an App for That: Smart Phones and ALS-Affected Speech
New studies suggest that improved ASR technologies may be able to help people with ALS communicate even as symptoms progress.
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
A Different Sort of Hall-of-Fame: Gehrig, Charcot, and ALS Through History
80 years ago, Lou Gehrig left baseball due to ALS. But without Doctor Jean-Martin Charcot, we'd never know what threw Gehrig out of the game. Today, we slide-on-home, back to the start 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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From trial readouts to news from our lab, you can find all of the latest ALS research news here.

ALS TDI Community Blog

Tuesday, September 03, 2019
The PeriodicALS: Volume 20 Issue 9
September news from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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Friday, August 30, 2019
2019 TCS New York City Marathon with ALS TDI
This year, the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) has 15 people who will be running at the TCS New York City Marathon.
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Wednesday, August 07, 2019
The PeriodicALS: Volume 20 Issue 8
August 2019 news from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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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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