The ALS Association provides the latest research news & information relevant to the fight against this disease through press releases, blog posts, research webinars, newsletters and more.
Latest research news & information
Keep up-to-date on what’s going on in the world of ALS research and learn more about ALS research.
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ALS Association/NEALS research webinars
Every month, The ALS Association and the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) invites leading ALS experts to discuss their area of expertise in our research webinar series. Register for an upcoming webinar below.
Friday, May 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker: John M. Costello, MA, CCC-SLP
This webinar will focus on a variety of communication supports that a person with ALS may consider including early simple speech and writing strategies, creating and learning simple quick access tools, message and voice banking and examples of sophisticated technologies that are currently available to support communication, email, texting, telephone and environmental controls.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 2:00 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Jane Hubbard, MS, RD, LDN, Massachusetts General Hospital & Anne-Marie Wills, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Anne-Marie Wills will present the results of the EAT MORE (E-health Application To Monitor Outcomes Remotely) study and Jane Hubbard will review nutrition recommendations and tips for patients with ALS.
The ALS Association blog
On our blog, The ALS Association, or one of our guest bloggers, discusses breaking research news in a more casual, easy-to-understand format than you may find in your average scientific journal.