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Introducing ALS Canada Research Program Webinar Series. Connecting Canadians to ALS Research

Please join us for this complimentary series informing and discussing the field of ALS research. Hosted by Dr. David Taylor, Director of Research at ALS Canada, learn about the latest advancements in research, how your dollars are funding one of the best research programs in the world and how to get involved in clinical trials to help make ALS a treatable, not terminal disease.

Webinar 1: ALS in 2015: Up to the Challenge

  • What is ALS
  • The history of ALS research
  • Putting the puzzle pieces together
  • Treatment is a matter of when, not if

Please register for any one of the following dates:

October 21, 2015 12:00pm Atlantic Time                                                                                               February 17, 2016 12:00pm Eastern time                                                                                                           June 22, 2016 12:00pm Pacific Time

Webinar 2: Clinical Trials in ALS: Setting Up for Success

  • What is a clinical trial and what is the process?
  • Current experimental therapeutics in clinical trial for ALS
  • How to determine what's real and what's not
  • Canadian ALS research network (CALS) and Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry (CNDR)

Please register for any one of the following dates:

November 18, 2015 12:00pm Eastern Time                                                                                               March 23, 2016 12:00pm Pacific time                                                                                                           July 20, 2016 12:00pm Atlantic Time

Webinar 3: Canadian ALS Research; World Class Impact

  • Who is the Canadian ALS research community?
  • What impact are Canadian researchers having on the global effort to finding treatments?
  • Some exciting Canadian projects in ALS
  • What about international collaboration?

Please register for any one of the following dates:

December 23, 2015 12:00pm Pacific Time                                                                                                   April 20, 2016 12:00pm Atlantic time                                                                                                           August 24, 2016 12:00pm Eastern Time

Webinar 4: ALS Canada Research Program: Investing with a Vision

  • ALS Canada's vision and the concept of translational research
  • ALS Canada Grants and Awards
  • ALS Canada Research Forum
  • How else does ALS Canada use donor money to support excellence?

Please register for any one of the following dates:

January 20, 2016 12:00pm AtlanticTime                                                                                                       May 18, 2016 12:00pm Eastern time                                                                                                           September 21, 2016 12:00pm Pacific Time

The ALS Canada Research Program aims to accelerate research impact through a comprehensive national program focused on translating scientific discoveries into treatments for ALS, and fostering Canada’s strong and networked ALS research community to build capacity and collaboration. Support for the ALS Canada Research Program is made possible by the generosity of donors and the ALS Societies across Canada.