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Webinars and Education: Thinking Inside the Box

Please join the ALS Canada Research Program on January 24 at 12 p.m. ET for a free webinar presented by Dr. Flavio Beraldo, Adjunct Professor and research associate at Western University. Read More

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We're improving the one-on-one support people receive through our regional managers Read More

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Your donations at work

ALS Canada awards $3 million for 12 new research projects to help make amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) a treatable, not terminal disease Read More

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WALK for ALS

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

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Could touchscreen technology improve testing for cognitive impairment in ALS?

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of disorders caused by nerve cell loss in areas of the brain responsible for managing cognitive functions and voluntary... Read More

Comparing DNA profiles of Canadians with a similar heritage

Deep inside the nucleus of every cell in the body, DNA carries the master blueprint—the full set of genetic instructions needed for the body to... Read More

Most newsworthy research stories of 2017

In 2017, major scientific advances in Canada and internationally have led to significant and exciting progress in ALS research. Discoveries that increase our understanding of... Read More

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