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Jun 21
2017
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The head of an elementary school in Connecticut is inspiring students with his optimism and honesty as he continues to work despite being diagnosed with Asymotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) nearly 11 months ago.
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Jun 15
2017
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Moving beyond simple fitness tracking, wearable devices may soon offer opportunities for monitoring health and bring vast amounts of new data to the study of human diseases.
Read the article in the latest edition of Cell
Nov 22
2016
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The honor he was about to receive was bestowed well before he got the news that changed his life in August.
Read the entire article in US Lacrosse Magazine
Nov 7
2016
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Scientists have linked an ever-growing number of genetic mutations to ALS and a related disease, frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Read the entire paper in PNAS
Oct 25
2016
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PatientsLikeMe Launches Virtual Trial for ALS Patients
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Oct 5
2016
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Former NC State baseball standout, recently diagnosed with ALS, is living life to the fullest.
Click here to read the full story in the Watertown Daily Times
Aug 22
2016
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Rowing upstream: New strategy targets range of toxic effects of ALS gene
Aug 19
2016
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Annual Travelers Championship raises $1.1M for the Packard Center and ALS Research
Read about it on www.golfdigest.com
Aug 19
2016
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Fishman, executive chairman of Travelers Insurance, dies after a two year battle with disease.
Jul 27
2016
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The ALS Association announces it was able to fund research that identified a new gene, NEK1, that contributes to the disease.
Read the full article on www.washingtonpost.com