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2014-02-18 23:04:47

Rock stars, celebrity chefs, and rare disease advocates band together to FIGHT MSA, a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder. The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition and other MSA groups will be in attendance in a show of solidarity in support of “rock ‘n roll chef” Kerry Simon. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 A masterful list of superstars comes together for a spectacular fundraiser on February 27, 2014 to support multiple system atrophy (MSA) awareness. MSA is a rare and...

2013-11-19 08:29:25

Non-Profit Leader Joins with Industry Innovator to Study Cancer Therapies for Devastating Brain Disease NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Project A.L.S. today announced an agreement with Eli Lilly and Company aimed at helping to accelerate the development of potential therapies for the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. As part of the agreement, Project A.L.S. will study molecules developed and studied...

2013-08-28 08:25:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2013 The ALS Association today announced that NEMCO-JRR will be donating space on their #70 Nationwide Series Car and their #87 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to Drive for Lou Gehrig's Disease at Atlanta Motor Speedway Labor Day weekend. The No. 87 Toyota driven by Joe Nemechek in the Sprint Cup AdvoCare 500 and the No. 70 car driven by Tony Raines in the Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 Nationwide Series race will show support for ALS. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis...

2013-07-25 12:23:37

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xz9dc/neurodegenerative) has announced the addition of the "Neurodegenerative Diseases Market to 2018 - New product entries in both niche and broader Parkinson's disease treatment will boost market despite patent cliff" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xz9dc/neurodegenerative ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-06-13 08:27:31

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CBMG), a biomedicine firm engaged in the development of new treatments for degenerative and cancerous diseases, today announced their anticipation of expansion in the China Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis market. A complete analysis of current China patents by an intellectual property law firm has rendered the legal opinion that Cellular Biomedicine Group has complete freedom of IP operation with...

2013-05-06 08:31:22

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BAYADA Home Health Care is now a national partner of The ALS Association and a Walk to Defeat ALS® Gold National Team. The suburban Philadelphia, Pa.- based company, which provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes, has joined forces with the national non-profit to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known...

2013-04-15 12:25:46

Event Honored Entertainment Icons and Raised Funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry celebrated the 80(th) birthday of Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine Saturday, April 13 at the 17(th) annual Keep Memory Alive Power of Love Gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The star-studded event raised funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its...

2013-04-02 16:25:24

Rockefeller Plaza Exhibit Highlights Hope for the Growing Health Concern NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the leader for research in ALS, the devastating brain disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Project A.L.S. has been selected by EHE International to raise awareness about ALS and related brain diseases in a 103-square foot window display in Rockefeller Plaza. The interactive Project A.L.S. exhibit debuts today in the major international thoroughfare, and will be...

2013-02-04 12:26:03

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 8, The ALS Association and its Texas Chapter will honor two Texans who are bravely battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, during the 3(rd) Annual Luncheon for Heroes Living with ALS. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, people with ALS lose the ability to initiate and control muscle movement, which often...

2013-01-02 12:22:25

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that President and CEO, Hiroaki Serizawa, Ph.D. will present at the Biotech Showcase(TM) 2013 Conference being held in San Francisco January 7-9, 2013. Dr. Serizawa will provide an overview of the company's lead compound, CNS-102, which will soon enter clinical development for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and...