NIH Program: Accelerating Leading-Edge Science in ALS
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it will invest $25 million over the next five years to spur innovative research on ALS and examine the links between ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders. To put this in perspective, this is the kind of bold investment and commitment that NIH has made in the fight against HIV and cancer that led to critical breakthroughs.
We will find cures for ALS. The only question is when. That answer depends on you.
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ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019
Twenty ALS advocacy groups collaborated together to thank the more than 360 Congressional members from across the aisle who have co-sponsored H.R. 1407 and S. 578, which would extend Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for patients living with ALS. The ALS community is now calling on Congress for swift passage of H.R. 1407 and S. 578.
Get In. We’re Curing ALS Newsletter
Welcome to the Get in. We're Curing ALS newsletter from I AM ALS including weekly updates on what we were up to the week before, priority actions you can take to help further the movement and community happenings.
Lou Gehrig Day for MLB
Last week was filled with incredible highs and devastating lows for us. A close group of advocates — some currently battling ALS and others who have joined the fight — have been meeting weekly for the last year to push for an official Lou Gehrig Day in baseball. Our tireless efforts paid off with word that all 30 teams officially signed on to support our cause.