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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

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Phase 2 Trial of ALS TDI-Invented AT-1501 Fully Enrolled
The study is expected to be completed in March, 2022, with topline results coming later in the year.
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Thursday, December 23, 2021
The “ACT for ALS” Passed, But What is Actually in the Bill?
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) provides a summary of what is included int the ACT for ALS bill, and what it means for people with ALS.
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Friday, November 12, 2021
2021 ALS TDI Summit Presents Potential Treatments and Innovative New Technology
This year's Summit program included updates about drug discovery research programs in various stages of development at ALS TDI, as well as an extensive update on Project Euphonia from Google.
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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, January 18, 2022
EAPs: What is an Expanded Access Program?
The ACT for ALS aims to increase access to experimental drugs is by providing funding that will make it easier for clinical trial sponsors to establish Expanded Access Programs (EAPs). But what exactly is an EAP?
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Wednesday, January 5, 2022
What is Limb Onset ALS?
ALS is an extremely heterogenous condition – no two cases are alike. Limb-onset ALS is thought to be the more common form of the disease, accounting for about three quarters of ALS cases according to some studies.
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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Terri Handler: Celebrating a Decade of Work to End ALS
After over a decade of service, ALS TDI’s beloved Development Director, Terri Handler, will be retiring at the end of 2021. Here we talk about her experience and her lasting contribution to ALS TDI’s mission to 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, 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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