In 2012, ophthalmologist Amani Fawzi moved into the lab across the hall from ALS neurologist Teepu Siddique at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Fawzi, a retinal disease specialist, speculated that some signs of ALS might show up in the eye. (Source)
Posted on November 10th, 2017
Dwight Clark, one half of one of the most famous plays in NFL history, offered an update on his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, saying “they need to find a cure to this thing because it is torture.” (Source
Posted on October 25th, 2017
Current treatments are able to slow ALS’ progression but fail to maintain or restore motor movement. Now, multiple clinical trials conducted by an Israeli firm, Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics, show a first-ever reversal in expected decline for patients, likely to transform how we treat ALS. (Source: Jerusalem Post)
Posted on October 17th, 2017
Information and answers for those diagnosed with ALS, and those assisting someone with ALS.