LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

Stay up-to-date with all ALS-related breakthroughs, and be the first to know more about current and new events.

News

MEET THE CORE: SUSAN BRENNER-MORTON

MEET THE CORE: SUSAN BRENNER-MORTON Susan Brenner-Morton is an antibody expert who has spent decades developing these specialized tools to help us understand how motor neurons function normally—and dysfunction in ALS. We sat down virtually with Susan, who is Director …

/ Read More

Prosetin Receives Orphan Drug Designation

Earlier this month, we reached a big regulatory milestone: Prosetin received Orphan Drug Designation, or orphan status, for the treatment of ALS from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Here, we break down what orphan status means, why it’s important, …

/ Read More
ALS Research Lab

Improving Pharmacokinetic Properties of Promising Compounds

In our biweekly webinars, we have described the process of developing Prosetin—the first potential investigational drug to emerge from The Project ALS Therapeutics Core at Columbia (THE CORE)—in detail. A collaborative team led by Drs. Emily Lowry, Pieter Bos, Brent …

/ Read More
The Wasserman Family

One Family’s Passionate Fight Against Neurodegenerative Diseases

The Wasserman family has experienced first-hand the devastating effects of neurodegenerative diseases: Sandra Wasserman lost her beloved husband to Parkinson’s disease, and her son to glioblastoma. Now in her eighties, Sandra has friends experiencing the debilitating consequences of Alzheimer’s disease …

/ Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE CORE

Last year, Project ALS launched The Project ALS Therapeutics Core at Columbia (THE CORE), a 3-year, $6.3M initiative toward the first meaningful therapies for ALS. Led by scientific co-directors Hynek Wichterle, PhD, Neil Shneider, MD, PhD, and Serge Przedborski, MD, …

/ Read More
Read More

Online Campaigns

Don't Talk-A-Thon ALS Research Campaign

Don’t Talk-a-Thon

Since 2014, Project ALS has run an online campaign, the Don’t-Talk-a-Thon, during the month of May, in honor of ALS Awareness Month. For one day each year, supporters take a vow of silence to honor those who are robbed of …

/ Read More
Wine & Design ALS Fundraiser Event

Wine & Design

Project ALS has partnered with Wine & Design, the awesome paint and sip franchise. During ALS Awareness month in May 2017 and 2018, Wine & Design donated the proceeds of studio classes in 80 locations nationwide, along with an online …

/ Read More

FINDING & FUNDING A CURE

Make a Donation