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    Run or walk during the month of May and help us raise money for ALS Research!
  • Answer ALS Partners to Launch the 'End ALS Challenge' Digital Competition
    Administered by Kaggle, the End ALS Challange asks participants to help identify solutions to the disease
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    The Answer ALS data portal seeks to empower researchers around the globe with the data needed to finally answer ALS.
  • Packard awards new research grant to fund study axon degeneration
    This grant was made possible through a grant from The Bruce Edwards Foundation.

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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