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The following events are scheduled to benefit the Robert Packard Center:

September 23, 2017

Washington College Annual Crab Feast
Chestertown, MD
To purchase tickets:


October 1, 2017

Craig's Clan Cares Annual Walk for ALS
Reston, VA
To support or make a gift: 


October 7, 2017

Annual Bull & Oyster Roast to benefit the Robert Packard Center
Baltimore, MD
For more information and tickets:


October 16, 2017

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Golf Tournament
Washington, DC


October 16, 2017

Bruce Edwards ALS Celebrity Golf Classic
Bethesda, MD
To register or for more information: contact Laura Renaud (


October 24, 2017

Bringing Precision Medicine to the Brain: Unleashing Big Data to Answer ALS
Learn how leaders form private industry, academic medical research, patients and philantropists are working together to solve science and medicine's most complex problems
Washington, DC
By invitation only, contact Laura Renaud ( for more information


October 26, 2017

WINGS Over Wall Street
New York, NY


November 2, 2017

Georgia Area Partners First Annual Poker Tournament
Atlanta, Georgia


March 5, 2018

Partners in Collaboration Awards
Baltimore, MD 


May 5, 2018

Annual Fiesta 5K for ALS Research
Baltimore, MD







Our Experts

Johns Hopkins University
Neurologist Charlotte Sumner has a long history of studying neuromuscular disorders. In particular, she has focused her attention on caring for patients with inherited motor neuron and peripheral nerve disorders such as spinal muscular atrophy and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Her work on the molecular pathogenesis of spinal muscular atrophy and the development of therapeutics may provide important clues for those with ALS.