News from the ALS Therapy Development Institute
Volume 20 Issue 8 | August 2019

Join Us at the Race 4 Research

Join us August 18, 2019, for the Race 4 Research, a 5K run, walk or roll around Kendall Square in Cambridge, MA. All proceeds benefit the ALS Therapy Development Institute, the first and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100% on ALS research. Learn more here.

Why Study Standardization Matters

In our latest research news article, we take a look back at one of ALS TDI’s first published papers to explore the state and standardization of SOD1 mouse model studies, the importance of reproducibility in science, and how everything has value in the drug development world, even failed tests and negative results. Read the article here.


Time to Arrest and Extinguish ALS!

Arrest and Extinguish ALS is a fundraising and awareness campaign started by two first responders with ALS. The inaugural Arrest and Extinguish event was held on May 18, 2019, in Lenox, MA and invited first responders from around New England to form teams, fundraise, and compete in a tug-of-war competition. Together they raised over $65,000 for ALS research at ALS TDI. To learn more about starting an Arrest and Extinguish, click here.


Foggy Hills Creates Coffee to End ALS

When the Foggy Hills' co-founder's best friend was diagnosed with ALS, he made a pact to do everything possible to help fund a cure. In 2018, they created the Roasting for Research program and have since created four different blends honoring different ALS warriors. You can learn more about the history of Roasting for Research and upcoming roasts here.

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