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Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS
Massachusetts General Hospital reports on news from the the Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Mass General on clinical trials, progress in research, and recognition for clinical excellence.
Congratulations to Healey Center for ALS Science Advisory Council Member and Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University Kevin Eggan, whose latest research suggests a new approach for developing a potential therapy for ALS. Clotilde Lagier-Tourenne MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, also reveals related results in her paper, 'Premature polyadenylation-mediated loss of stathmin-2 is a hallmark of TDP-43-dependent neurodegeneration' recently published in Nature Neuroscience.
ClotildeLagier-Tourenne MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, discusses the findings in her paper, 'Premature polyadenylation-mediated loss of stathmin-2 is a hallmark of TDP-43-dependent neurodegeneration' recently published in Nature Neuroscience. Learn More.
ALS News Today covers the MGH phase 2 clinical trial for people diagnosed with ALS.Learn more.
The scientific advisory council (SAC) at the new Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Mass General held their first meeting to discuss ALS treatments.Learn more.
Brian Wainger, MD, PhD presented initial clinical trial results at the Motor Neurone Disease Association meeting.Learn More.
On December 21st Team Frate Train rang the NASDAQ opening bell for ALS Awareness. Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili, PhD, director of our NeuroEpigenetics laboratory at MIND, joined them to represent our new Healey Center for ALS at Mass General.
Dr. Cudkowicz shares her lifelong passion for ALS research on the Charged Podcast.Learn more.
Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker, addresses Sean Healey and Mass General, and welcomes the Healey Center to Massachusetts.Learn more.
NPR covers Tim Green's story and his fundraising campaign, Tackle ALS to help find a cure.Learn more.
We are honored to team up with Tim Green to #TackleALS.Learn more.
We are excited to announce the launch of the Healey Center for ALS - dedicated to discovering life-saving therapies for over 500,000 people worldwide who are affected by ALS.Read the Boston Globe story.
View presentations on the newest updates in ALS patient and caregiver clinical care and research. Watch the video.
New Imaging Protocol Could Vastly Accelerate Clinical Trials for New ALS Treatments - Imaging research study features MGH investigator Nazem Atassi, MD. Read the article.
We are proud to be the Clinical Coordination Center for NeuroNext, under the leadership of our Neurology Department Chief Dr. Merit Cudkowicz and Marianne Chase. Learn more.
Dr. Cudkowicz and Ron Hoffman of Compassionate Care ALS pictured at ALS House Call launch event. Mass General ALS experts believe the new program will help to improve outcomes for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Learn More.
The “After Lunch Series” of webinars are a new initiative, led by the MGH-ALS Nurses, to provide a forum for discussion about common interventions and treatments for people living with ALS. The first webinar titled “G-Tube Talk” was held on Friday, May 18th from 1:30-2:30 pm. This webinar, and future ones, will be available on our website to be used as a resource and teaching tool by anyone living with ALS or helping someone who is living with ALS. Watch the webinar
Thanks to our friends at Mastercard for nominating the MGH ALS Clinic to SalsaForACure. We’re dancing in honor and in memory of all our patients and our tireless fight to find the best innovative therapies and treatment for ALS globally. We nominate ALS ONE; the ALS Teams at Biogen, Biohaven, @Cytokinetics; @Holy Cross Hospital and all NEALS sites to Dance. Nominate. Share and Donate. Learn more about SalsaForACure, how to participate and its mission at salsaforacure.org.Watch the video
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz is honored with the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award for Achievement In The Professions. Watch the Video
A husband-wife team fights back against ALS with an impassioned commitment to activism, research and each other.Learn More
Learn why MGH ALS researchers have hope for a cure and the research they are undertaking to find it.Watch the video
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Chief of Neurology, discusses innovations in care for patients with ALS, such as the House Call program and TeleNeurology, at Mass General. Learn more.
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Chief of Neurology, discusses biomarkers that can help to diagnose patients quicker and target individualized treatments to patients. Learn more.
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Chief of Neurology at Mass General Hospital discusses innovations in ALS clinical trials since she started in the field in 1994. Learn more.
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View NEALS ALS Webinars
A webinar recording explaining the design and scientific rationale behind the Clinical Trial of Ceftriaxone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
A video explaining the design and scientific rationale behind the Clinical Trial of Ceftriaxone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Past History of MGH Neurology; Overview of MGH Neurology; Telestroke and Acute Stroke Service; Neurodegenerative Disorders; Pediatric Neurology.
Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Clinical and research presentations on ALS, Stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Parkinson’s Disease
A video for ALS patients discussing and demonstrating uses of bipap and cough assist machines.
Nicole from Boston, shares her story about her battle with ALS and her strong desire to help others with the disease in the future. Mass General's ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic provides the latest treatments and research opportunities for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Neurology's Chief of Service, shares what makes the Mass General ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic so special.
Congratulations to Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, MGH Neurology Department Chairperson and Director, MGH ALS Clinic, for receiving the MDA LOU GEHRIG HUMANITARIAN AWARD. This award is given to a researcher, physician, or clinician who supports MDA/ALS research initiatives and clinical services and continues to fight the battle against ALS. View her acceptance speech where she discusses reasons for hope in the future of ALS treatments.
Learn how the Walk of Hope, sponsored by the ALS Raising Hope Foundation (www.alsraisinghope.org) raises funds for neurodegenerative disease research at MIND-and how researchers are using it to find cures.
Learn why MGH ALS researchers have hope for a cure and the research they are undertaking to find it.
The webinar features a presentation from senior leaders at MT Pharma America on RADICAVA's final label as approved by the FDA, as well as the patient access program we will be launching closer to product availability.
August 23, 2017 ALS Webinar
Watch MGH physicians Tim Ferris, MD, Merit Cudkowicz, MD, and James Berry, MD speak at the ALS House Call program launch event.
The “After Lunch Series” of webinars are a new initiative, led by the MGH-ALS Nurses, to provide a forum for discussion about common interventions and treatments for people living with ALS. The first webinar titled “G-Tube Talk” was held on Friday, May 18th from 1:30-2:30 pm. This webinar, and future ones, will be available on our website to be used as a resource and teaching tool by anyone living with ALS or helping someone who is living with ALS.
August 23, 2018 ALS Webinar
Watch presentations on the newest updates in ALS patient and caregiver clinical care and research.
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