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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 28, 2020
How Will We Advance ALS TDI’s Latest C9orf72 Discovery in the Lab?
A letter from ALS TDI's Chief Scientific Officer, Fernando Vieira M.D., discusses how we will plan to advance our latest C9orf72 drug target discovery.
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Monday, September 21, 2020
Excercise and ALS: Some of the Latest Research
An overview of some of the recent research on exercise and ALS.
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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
ALS TDI Scientists Discover New Drug Target for C9ORF72 ALS
In a recent study, ALS TDI scientists demonstrate evidence for a previously unexplored drug target for ALS caused by the C9orf72 mutation.
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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, September 22, 2020
Jill Leblanc: A Story of Adapting to Life with ALS
Jill Leblanc shares the story of how she was diagnosed, and how she has been adjusting to the realities of life with the disease – and how she is managing her symptoms
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Monday, September 21, 2020
Excercise and ALS: Some of the Latest Research
An overview of some of the recent research on exercise and ALS.
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Cannabis for ALS: More Science is Needed, but Some Say it Offers Relief
There is currently is no conclusive evidence for Cannabis' efficacy or safety. But some people living with ALS say it offers them relief.
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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, September 14, 2020
Acquisition of Anelixis Therapeutics Fuels Hopes of AT-1501 Push to Phase 2 Clinical Trials
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is excited to share that Anelixis Therapeutics, the
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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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A complete list of press releases from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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