News from the ALS Therapy Development Institute
Volume 20 Issue 9 | September 2019

Final 2019 ALS Unfiltered Events

ALS Unfiltered is a series of live expert-led presentations and candid conversations on ALS, current drug research, clinical trials, ALS resources, and more. Our final ALS Unfiltered events are coming up this month in Tampa, the Bay Area, and Chicago. Click here to register and learn more here. Want an ALS Unfiltered in your town in 2020? Email to let us know you are interested!

White Coat Affair Gala - November 9, 2019, in Boston

Join us for our annual White Coat Affair gala, taking place on Saturday, November 9 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel! Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and live music as we honor our close friends and family members with ALS. Experience an unforgettable evening as we come together as a community to recognize the progress of research toward ending this disease. Register now to attend.


Submit Your Leadership Award Nominations

Named for the people who have inspired our work, supported our mission, and fueled our spirit, the ALS TDI Leadership Awards honor those who lead us in the battle against ALS. Awards are presented each year at the Leadership Summit. To nominate someone for one of our four awards, you can email your award nominations to by October 2, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.


A Different Sort of Hall-of-Fame: Charcot, Gehrig, and ALS

80 years ago, Lou Gehrig retired from baseball due to ALS. But without a man named Jean-Martin Charcot 150 years ago, the world may never have known what threw Gehrig out of the game. Read more here.

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