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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

Monday, September 13, 2021
What is a Biomarker – and Why Do We Need to Find More for ALS
Biomarkers are extremely important in diagnosing and managing diseases.
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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Phase 2 Trial of ALS TDI-Invented AT-1501 Almost Fully Enrolled
A phase 2 trial of AT-1501, a potential ALS treatment invented the ALS Therapy Development Institute, is almost fully enrolled.
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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
ALS TDI's 2021 Mid-Year Highlights
So far, 2021 has been a busy and exciting year for the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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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

Monday, October 25, 2021
What Exactly is ALS?
ALS is a neurodegenerative disease – meaning that it affects the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and the nerves that connect them to the rest of the body.
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Monday, October 25, 2021
Wave Life Sciences’ Tests a Promising ASO with an Innovative Trial Design
Dosing in the FOCUS-C9 trial was announced in July of 2021, and the study is still currently recruiting as of October 2021, with sites currently open in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the Netherlands.
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Monday, October 18, 2021
CEO Dr. Fernando Vieira Explains Why ALS TDI is the Drug Discovery Engine for ALS
"We know that now, at a moment when our knowledge is growing and new technologies are available, we need to push to advance the most promising discoveries in our lab."
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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, June 1, 2021
ALS TDI Launches New Young Faces of ALS Program
Young Faces of ALS Program spreads awareness about the impact that ALS can have on younger people; launch coincides with MLB's inaugural Lou Gehrig Day.
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Thursday, April 8, 2021
ALS TDI Board of Directors Appoints Fernando Vieira, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) Board of Directors has announced that Fernando G. Vieira, M.D., was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALS TDI during its April 7 meeting.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Welcome to Your New Lab!
We are thrilled to share that the ALS TDI lab has officially moved to our new location in Watertown,
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A complete list of press releases from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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