Be an Advocate this May 

May is national ALS Awareness Month and you can be an ALS Awareness Advocate! Each of us has been affected by ALS in different ways, but we are all advocates for finding treatments and a cure. Together, we can increase …

2016 ALS News You Can Use

On Sunday, April 10, over 40 PALS and family members attended the 2016 ALS News You Can Use annual patient meeting.  This year’s topic was Prepare to Care:  Legal Planning When Living with a Chronic Medical Condition, presented by attorney …

Thank You Volunteers!

Throughout the year, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has a consistent and overwhelming amount of support from volunteers helping fight ALS. The dedicated service from volunteers continues to have a huge impact on the work the Foundation is able to …

Phase 3 Clinical ALS Drug Trial

The Foundation is pleased to announce the start of a new clinical drug trial for ALS at the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine.  VITALITY-ALS is a Phase 3 clinical …

Recap: Hope Through Caring Gala

At this year’s Hope Through Caring Gala, 450 guests honored Madeleine and Joe Glossberg and Joan and Paul Rubschlager for their commitment in the fight against ALS. The packed house also celebrated those courageously living with ALS and remembered those …

Hear about the next generation of ALS researchers

Funding that ALS researchers at the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center receive has a huge impact on their discoveries. Joint funding from the Foundation along with other ALS sources has become crucial as researchers make translational progress toward …

Research Updates from Dr. Siddique’s Lab – September 2015

Dr. Siddique will be giving an Internal Medicine Grand Rounds at Baylor Medical in September. entitled “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Advances in the Understanding of Neurodegeneration.” This talk will help attendees understand what ALS is, how genetics contributes to the development of …

2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, FL

The following clinic team members will present abstracts at the 2015 International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, FL, in December: Jennifer Armh5, RN, MSN, MHA, Clinical Nursing Supervisor – Swallowing/Gag Function – a work in progress assessing factors that impact swallowing function …