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February 2024 | Monthly eNewsletter from ALS Network

February 12, 2024

Our February eNewsletter is in your inbox now or you can view it online! This month, we welcome our new President and CEO Sheri Strahl, MPH, MBA, and share her…

Aaron Lazar Says He Won’t ‘Fight’ ALS After His Diagnosis: ‘There’s Nothing to Beat’

February 2, 2024

Aaron Lazar is opening up about his diagnosis with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and revealing why he’s not focused on trying to fight the disease for which there is no…

Aaron Lazar’s ‘Impossible Dream’: Healing from A.L.S.

February 1, 2024

Aaron Lazar on the stage at Carnegie Hall On a recent day in January, the singer and actor Aaron Lazar was exploring one of the rooms tucked away in the…

Important Update: ALS Network Leadership Announcement

February 1, 2024

Today is a significant milestone as I begin my tenure as president and CEO of the ALS Network. I am both humbled and invigorated to lead this organization through a…

Welcoming Our New President & CEO

January 31, 2024

On February 1, 2024, the ALS Network, formerly ALS Golden West, announced Sheri Strahl, MPH, MBA, as its new president and CEO Sheri has served as the organization’s chief operating officer…

Spotlight on…David Buseck and Linda Levine

January 30, 2024

David Buseck grew up in Tempe, Arizona. After finishing his Master’s program in Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona, he moved to California to begin work right away. Shortly…

2024 Barber ALS Research Award Winners

January 30, 2024

Notable ALS advocate Jim Barber was an instrumental voice in the ALS community who advocated for ALS research. A major outcome of his work was the formation of the California…

Highlights of the 14th Annual California ALS Research Summit

January 30, 2024

The 14th annual California ALS Research Summit was a seminal event in the world of ALS research and care, with over 200 researchers, investigators, clinicians, biotech companies, partner organizations, and…

ALS Golden West is now ALS Network

January 24, 2024

We’re excited to share that ALS Golden West is now the ALS Network! We have changed our name to better reflect how we serve the ALS community – through meaningful…