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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, June 7, 2021
ALS TDI: A Drug Discovery “Engine,” Helping Treatments Get to Trials
ALS TDI has helped several treatments advance from the lab and into clinical trials, and we are optimistic that there will be many more. Here we discuss three recent examples.
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Monday, April 26, 2021
ALS TDI Joins Forces with Duke ALS Clinic Researchers to Study Rare ALS Reversals
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) has recently announced a partnership with Dr. Richard Bedlack and the Duke ALS Clinic to help them learn more about ALS reversals.
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Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells at ALS TDI
Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) we can grow as many neurons and other cells as we need in our lab, using little more than some skin cells taken from people living with ALS.
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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

Thursday, June 10, 2021
ALS TDI Welcomes Back Tours to our New Lab
Starting June 1st, 2021, MA has announced that the state will be dropping most COVID-19 restrictions. In accordance with this, we are excited to welcome our entire science team back to the lab, as well as restarting lab tours for the community.
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Thursday, June 10, 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
SImpliHere App Provides Caregiving Assistance
Being a caregiver for someone living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is tough. But SimpliHere, a new app, can help.
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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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