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  • Annual Symposium brings exciting advances from the front lines of ALS research
    230 gather in Baltimore to showcase new research advances
  • Preliminary clinical trial results for SOD1 ALS shows promise
    New work from Packard investigator shows encouraging results of an early clinical trial
  • A great night with special partners whose commitment to research never waivers
    Annual Partners in Collaboration awards brings together Packard's most dedicated supporters.
  • Annual Fiesta 5K another success!
    Annual run engages the ALS community and raises funds for research.

What is ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as called Lou Gehrig's, disease is a rapidly progressive, fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscles.  The average life span from diagnosis is two to five years.  There is no cure.

Understanding ALS

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