Webinars and education

Free to access and open to all, our webinars will help you learn about the latest advancements in ALS research, how donor dollars are supporting one of the best ALS research programs in the world and how to get involved in clinical trials to help make ALS a treatable, not terminal, disease. Some webinars feature guest speakers from the Canadian ALS research community who share details about their work and address key topics in the field.

Upcoming Webinars

The Canadian ALS Neuroimaging Consortium (CALSNIC)

Monday, April 24, 2017
12:00 pm Eastern time – 30 minutes + questions

Hosted by: Dr. Sanjay Kalra

Co-Director Edmonton ALS Clinic at University of Alberta
Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Canadian ALS Neuroimaging Consortium
Adjunct Professor, Department of Computing Science
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

During this webinar you can expect to learn how Dr. Kalra has built a team of researchers across Canada to develop the ability to perform high powered brain imaging techniques for people living with ALS. This team (called CALSNIC) are currently using this technology to look for biomarkers, which are specific aspects of the brain’s structure that might allow for earlier diagnosis. Identifying biomarkers could help screen people for entry into clinical trials of experimental therapies that are likely to be effective for them, and allow researchers to determine the effectiveness of experimental treatments. An opportunity to ask Dr. Kalra questions will be available after the webina

Click here to register for the Webinar