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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, July 26, 2021
What a New Study About the Connection Between ALS and Exercise Means for the ALS Community
Researchers claim to have found a causal relationship between frequent, intense physical exercise and some cases of ALS, but more research is needed.
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Monday, July 19, 2021
1 in 400: How Many People Will Get ALS?
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) looks at data to understand why research suggests that roughly 1 in 400 people will develop ALS in their lifetime.
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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Dr. Kyle Denton: Introducing the Newest Member of ALS TDI’s Leadership Team
Learn about Dr. Kyle Denton, the Director of Cell Biology at ALS TDI.
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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

Friday, July 16, 2021
Exservan™, a New Riluzole Formulation, Provides New Option for People with Trouble Swallowing
For people living with ALS, difficulty swallowing can cause challenges with taking oral medications.
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Thursday, July 15, 2021
ALS/MND Symposium Patient Fellowship Program invites People Living with ALS to Join the Scientific Discourse
The 2021 International Symposium on ALS MND will be held VIRTUALLY on December 8-10, 2021.
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Connect and Share Your Story Through the Young Faces of ALS
ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) has relaunched the Young Faces of ALS program,
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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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