ASK ME – Educational Webinars
Our ASK ME educational webinar series is an opportunity for people living with ALS and their families to learn more about important topics for the ALS community. This series has been accessed thousands of times through live broadcasts and on-demand via our social media channels. We hope you find much of this content to be relevant and informative.
Upcoming Webinar ALS Network Town Hall
Recent ASK ME Webinar ASK ME: ALS Research and Care in 2024
Please watch our recent ASK ME educational webinar series, ALS Research and Care in 2024. Join us for this informative webinar to learn about the outcomes from our 14th Annual California ALS Research Summit, featuring Clive Svendsen, PhD, Director, Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute and Chair, California ALS Research Network and Jill Goslinga, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Neurology at UCSF Weill Institute for Neuroscience. The webinar will also include the 2024 Barber ALS Research Award Winners.
ASK ME: Genetic Testing and Familial ALS
Please watch our recent ASK ME educational webinar, "Genetic Testing and Familial ALS," featuring guest speakers Tara A. Jones, MS, LCGC, Neurology Genetic Counselor II at Cedars-Sinai and Jean Swidler, Executive Director, End the Legacy.
ASK ME: Advocacy in ALS - Why Your Voice Matters
Learn how advocacy efforts benefit the ALS community and how you can become involved from speakers Reyn Archer, MD, Aisling McDonough, and Danny Hartl, as well as Mary Kay Turner, Senior VP of Patient Advocacy with BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
ASK ME: ALS Treatments and Therapies
Jeffrey Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN, Director of Center for Restorative Neurology at Loma Linda University and Namita Goyal, MD, Co-Director of UCI Health ALS & Neuromuscular Center discuss important updates on current ALS treatments and therapies, as well as some that are in the research pipeline.
ASK ME: Financial Planning after an ALS Diagnosis
Dan J. Nguyen, Senior Vice President and Private Wealth Advisor from U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management discusses how to manage and protect your personal finances in the event of a challenging life event, such as an ALS diagnosis.
ASK ME: ALS Research and Care in 2023
See this special presentation from Clive Svendsen PhD, Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD and the 2023 Barber ALS Research Award winners. This webinar features the outcomes from our 13th Annual California Research Summit and the future impact of ALS care and research.
ASK ME: ALS From the Caregiver's Perspective
In celebration of National Family Caregivers Month, please watch our ASK ME webinar featuring Mari Fuentes, who cared for her husband, filmmaker Anton Maillie, and Trish Rice, who cared for her son, writer and poet Ryan Farnsworth.
ASK ME: Estate Planning and ALS
See this special presentation from Kate Phelan Lowen, Senior Vice President/Regional Director of Wealth Planning and Trust Advisory at U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management followed by a Q&A.
ASK ME: Inside the ALS Lab with Dr. Justin Ichida, USC
Dr. Ichida has been a strong partner and collaborator with the Golden West Chapter for many years and was honored with our 2017 Essey Commitment to a Cure Award for his outstanding achievements in the fight against ALS.
ASK ME: The Importance of Multidisciplinary Care in ALS
Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar featuring the clinic team at the ALS Treatment and Research Center at UCSF.
ASK ME: Respiratory Care in ALS
See our ASK ME educational webinar featuring Andrea Eddleman, RCP, RRT at Loma Linda University Health Center.
ASK ME: When to Consider Using a Feeding Tube
Watch our ASK ME educational webinar featuring Clinical Dietitians Tanya Bitcon, MS, RD, CNSC and Katherine Goebel, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC with Cedars-Sinai.
ASK ME: ALS Research and Care in 2022
Learn about the outcomes from our 12th Annual California ALS Research Summit! The Summit, created and presented by the Golden West Chapter, is an annual gathering of researchers, investigators, clinicians, biotech companies, government representatives, and advocates in ALS and related fields in the state of California.