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Funding high-quality research that offers the most promise to slow down ALS or even stop it.


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2017 ALS Canada Virtual Research Forum

A free, two-day, webinar featuring world-class researchers in the field of ALS Read More


Every August Until A Cure

Please join us in making this another August to remember Read More


Ice Bucket Challenge 2017

It's back! Everything you need to know about doing the Ice Bucket Challenge Read More



Join a powerful community of Canadians united to change ALS by participating in one of our fun, family-friendly events across Canada. Read More

On the blog

Audrey Labarre: ALS Researcher Profile

Audrey Labarre studies in Dr. Alex Parker’s lab at l’Université de Montréal. Could you tell us a little bit about your work? We’re working with... Read More

For Tom and Denis, the Ice Bucket Challenge is Personal

Like many people, Denis and his husband Tom were familiar with the Ice Bucket Challenge that became a social media phenomenon in the summer of... Read More

Could viruses play a role in the onset or progression of ALS in people with a genetic link?

When a person is infected with a virus, it triggers an immune response that generally results in inflammation. For example – think of the sore... Read More


Watch Dr. Alex Parker’s TED Talk in Montreal to learn more about his ALS research using tiny worms! Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftbpZo5Jpwo

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 Virtual Research Forum. We hope it was educational!

“90% of ALS happens randomly, 10% is inherited.” – Dr. Philip McGoldrick, live at the VRF