Month: January 2023

From One ALS Family to Another

January 27, 2023 Comments Off on From One ALS Family to Another

By Kristina Woody In 2022, we shined a spotlight on the Woody family, providing a glimpse into their everyday life with ALS from many different perspectives. This year, we’ve invited…

In Memoriam: Jeremy Merz, Former CalChamber Policy Advocate

January 26, 2023 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Jeremy Merz, Former CalChamber Policy Advocate

Jeremy Merz, former policy advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce, passed away on January 24 at the age of 42. “Jeremy was a force for good and an effective…

Rainwater Charitable Foundation Announces Fourth-Annual Rainwater Prize Winners for Brain Research

January 26, 2023 Comments Off on Rainwater Charitable Foundation Announces Fourth-Annual Rainwater Prize Winners for Brain Research

The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, one of the largest independent funders of neurodegenerative disease research, today announced this year’s recipients of the Rainwater Annual Prize for Outstanding Innovation in Neurodegenerative Disease…

The 13th Annual California ALS Research Summit Supports Progress and Collaboration

January 22, 2023 Comments Off on The 13th Annual California ALS Research Summit Supports Progress and Collaboration

13th annual California ALS Research Summit was a seminal event in the world of ALS research and care, attracting over 200 researchers, investigators, clinicians, biotech companies, government representatives, partner organizations,…

Legendary Bitcoin pioneer and activist inspires runners around the world to defeat ALS in second annual Running Bitcoin Challenge

January 20, 2023 Comments Off on Legendary Bitcoin pioneer and activist inspires runners around the world to defeat ALS in second annual Running Bitcoin Challenge

For the second year in a row, Bitcoin enthusiasts, athletes of all abilities, and supporters of the ALS/MND community around the world joined forces with the Golden West Chapter of…

Early Career ALS Researchers Receive Vital Support through The ALS Association’s Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship

January 17, 2023 Comments Off on Early Career ALS Researchers Receive Vital Support through The ALS Association’s Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship

The ALS Association has awarded more than $700,000 to support five promising early career scientists through its Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. This program encourages a pipeline of ALS researchers…

2023 MLK Day of Service

January 11, 2023 Comments Off on 2023 MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 16 is the 28th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. On this day, we celebrate the legacy of the Nobel prize-winning civil rights leader,…

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Partners to Provide Public Access to Biospecimens from NurOwn’s Phase 3 ALS Study

January 10, 2023 Comments Off on BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Partners to Provide Public Access to Biospecimens from NurOwn’s Phase 3 ALS Study

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that BCLI will donate biospecimens from…

Honoring the Legacy of Stephen Hawking: Reading for the Stars to Help Fight ALS

January 7, 2023 Comments Off on Honoring the Legacy of Stephen Hawking: Reading for the Stars to Help Fight ALS

Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned British scientist, professor, and author, is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists in history. From the Big Bang to black holes, his work on…