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2014-04-01 16:25:56

EHE International Donates Window Display to Augie's Quest to Raise Awareness of ALS and Promote Participation in Funding Research for Treatments and a Cure CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of April, Zumba® Fitness' campaign benefiting Augie's Quest, "Together We Dance(TM) to Cure ALS," will be featured in a window display in Rockefeller Center. Augie's Quest is a fundraising initiative that supports the nonprofit, ALS Therapy Development Institute...

2014-01-30 12:28:16

TUCSON, Ariz. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Augie Nieto, co-chairman of MDA's ALS division, together with his wife, Lynne, today announced they are transitioning management of the successful "Augie's Quest" campaign from MDA to the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). The transition will be occurring in the first quarter of 2014 as the two organizations continue to support Augie's Quest initiatives....

2013-10-01 08:32:20

Alaska native's husband Patrick Dwyer battled ALS for more than 7 years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has elected Jennifer "Jenny" Gore Dwyer of Kenmore, WA, to its Board of Directors. Founded in 1999 with the sole mission to discover and develop effective treatments for ALS as soon as possible, ALS TDI is now the world's largest ALS research and development program. Dwyer is part...

2013-09-10 08:31:29

Collaboration to Explore Compound that Regulates Neuroinflammation and Apoptosis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has entered into a research partnership with Anida Pharma, Inc., to investigate a potential treatment for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42625LOGO) Under the terms of the agreement with Anida, ALS TDI will...

2013-08-26 08:28:34

Unique Free Event Provides Look at the Complicated Process of Drug Development CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that its ninth annual Leadership Summit will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston, MA. Hosted by the world's first non-profit biotech, this public event explores the latest trends in drug discovery, partnering and financing drug...

2013-06-17 08:26:31

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) will hold its 11(th) annual Tri-State Trek charity cycling event on July 19-21, 2013. The Tri-State Trek is a three-day, 270 mile bike ride from Newton, MA to Greenwich, CT with the mission to end amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42625LOGO) Beginning in Newton, MA, the Tri-State Trek passes through 46...

2013-05-14 08:34:17

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that 38 microbrewers across the country have joined the Ales for ALS campaign in support of ALS TDI's mission to discover and develop effective treatments for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Ales for ALS(TM) is a unique craft brewery-based fundraising initiative created to accelerate drug development for ALS patients today. (Logo:...

2013-05-02 08:38:49

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has added two members to its board of directors: Robert Sepucha Jr. and Michael M. Smith. The Institute's board grows to include 14 members with deep ties to the ALS community, academic research, philanthropy and pharmaceutical development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42625LOGO) Robert Sepucha Jr. is senior vice president, policy and...

2013-04-24 08:29:58

LEXINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual "The Cure is Coming!" 5k and awareness walk to end ALS will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Lexington, MA. The event will gather local area residents to run, walk, or roll to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. All proceeds will benefit research efforts at the Cambridge, MA-based nonprofit biotech, the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)....

2013-04-23 08:33:35

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of people under 30 years old affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has appointed representatives to lead the Young Faces of ALS (YFALS) campaign this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42625LOGO) The YFALS program is driven by several ALS patients diagnosed with the disease...