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Mar 20
2019
Team Big Walt and Mike continues to honor two beloved men each May at the Fiesta 5K.
To start a team or register for the 2019 Fiesta 5K for ALS Research, click here:
Mar 20
2019
In a new study, a team of Packard investigators has developed an approach that lets them use light to control the development of toxic TDP43 protein aggregates
Mar 20
2019
Packard scientists discover new compounds that protect neurons from inflammatory degeneration.
Mar 20
2019
New Packard Center logo honors the past while looking toward the future.
Mar 20
2019
Emily Baxi to lead the Packard Center into the start of its next chapter with scientific precision and vision.
Dec 18
2018
Longtime Packard Administrative Director Kathy Davis announces her retirement after 18 years.
Dec 18
2018
Celebrities, musicians, researchers and patients joined forces to help empower people living with ALS while working to end the disease.
To learn more about the Game Changer Gala, click here:
Dec 17
2018
On Saturday, May 4, 2019, the Packard Center will host the annual Fiesta 5k for ALS Research!
Dec 17
2018
A recent study published by Packard investigator Jiou Wang reveals how the ALS-linked protein ubiquilin 2 helps to regulate RNA and protein balance when the cell is stressed.
Click here to read the full study on www.pnas.org
Dec 17
2018
Brothers from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Washington College recently presented the Packard Center with proceeds from the annual crab feast fundraiser.