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ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS Research News

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
ALS TDI's 2021 Mid-Year Highlights
So far, 2021 has been a busy and exciting year for the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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Monday, July 26, 2021
What a New Study About the Connection Between ALS and Exercise Means for the ALS Community
Researchers claim to have found a causal relationship between frequent, intense physical exercise and some cases of ALS, but more research is needed.
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Monday, July 19, 2021
1 in 400: How Many People Will Get ALS?
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) looks at data to understand why research suggests that roughly 1 in 400 people will develop ALS in their lifetime.
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From trial readouts to news from our lab, you can find all of the latest ALS research news here.

ALS TDI Community Blog

Friday, August 20, 2021
The Tests and Procedures for Diagnosing ALS
The journey from the first symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to a confirmed diagnosis
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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Ales for ALS Brewers Share their ALS Stories, Part 4: Todd Malloy
There is a story behind each Ales for ALS™ brew. Every beer from the program – which ben
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Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Ales for ALS Brewers Share their ALS Stories, Part 3: Oaklyn Springs Brewery
In celebration of this year’s crop of Ales for ALS™ beers, we spoke to some of the brewers in the program about their personal ALS stories. Today we’re joined by Ford Dodd and Daniel “Rusty” Barker of Fuquay, NC’s Oaklyn Springs Brewery.
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Blog posts and commentary pieces from ALS TDI and community members with topics ranging from funding ALS research to how ALS impacts the lives of community members.

ALS TDI Press Releases

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
ALS TDI Launches New Young Faces of ALS Program
Young Faces of ALS Program spreads awareness about the impact that ALS can have on younger people; launch coincides with MLB's inaugural Lou Gehrig Day.
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Thursday, April 8, 2021
ALS TDI Board of Directors Appoints Fernando Vieira, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) Board of Directors has announced that Fernando G. Vieira, M.D., was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALS TDI during its April 7 meeting.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Welcome to Your New Lab!
We are thrilled to share that the ALS TDI lab has officially moved to our new location in Watertown,
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A complete list of press releases from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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