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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

Friday, May 29, 2020
ALS TDI Researchers Keep Essential Animal Experiments Running in the Lab
A handful of scientists and researchers have been going into the lab in Cambridge, MA, while observing strict precautions, to continue experiments that are critical to our mission to find effective treatments for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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Friday, May 15, 2020
A Current Day in the Life of ALS TDI's Chief Scientific Officer, Fernando Vieira, M.D.
ALS TDI’s Chief Scientific Officer, Fernando Vieira, M.D., shared what a typical day has looked like for him while working from home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Friday, May 08, 2020
An ALS TDI Scientist’s Work From Home Robotics Project Will Make Life Easier When we’re Back in the Lab
Nicholas Hellmann, a scientist on the Translational Research team, has a unique work from home project – modifying a robot for use in our lab.
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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, May 29, 2020
ALS TDI Researchers Keep Essential Animal Experiments Running in the Lab
A handful of scientists and researchers have been going into the lab in Cambridge, MA, while observing strict precautions, to continue experiments that are critical to our mission to find effective treatments for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
read more
Thursday, May 28, 2020
ALS and Precision Medicine: Learning from Patients Worldwide
ALS TDI's Precision Medicine Program (PMP) is the most comprehensive and longest running translational research study in ALS.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
ALS TDI Staff Take on Shave for ALS Challenge
ALS TDI's fearless leaders, Chief Operations Officer Bashar Al-Nakhala, and Chief Scientific Officer Fernando Vieira, have created their own fundraiser, Shave for 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

Monday, April 27, 2020
Giving Tuesday Now with ALS TDI
#GivingTuesdayNow is scheduled to take place Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
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Monday, March 16, 2020
ALS TDI’s Plan to Continue Operations During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic
Here at the ALS Therapy Development Institute we’re taking the novel coronavirus COVID-19 extremely seriously. We're taking precautions, but our ALS research will NOT stop.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
ALS TDI Featured on TODAY Segment Highlighting Project Euphonia
On Wednesday, February 19, the TODAY Show featured a special segment with Natalie Morales that focused on Project Euphonia and the partnership between ALS TDI and Google.
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