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    Healey Science Advisory Council Meets in Orlando, Florida

    Highlights from the meeting included a robust discussion moderated by Dr. Robert Brown with guest speakers Drs. Jean-Pierre Julien, from Laval Universities Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Saud Sadiq, Director and Chief Research Scientist from Tisch MS Research Center of New York and Laura Paulsen, from EnClear Therapies, who spoke on the role of CSF toxicity in ALS pathophysiology.

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    Inaugural Mass General Hospital HEALEY Center International Prize for Innovation in ALS Awarded at 2019 MND Meeting in Perth, Australia

    The Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) awarded the inaugural annual Healey Center International Prize for Innovation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to the team that brought to trial the first antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) therapy for ALS. Team members include researchers from academia and industry.

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    Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MsC Delivers Keynote Speech at Press Ganey Conference

    Congratulations to Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc, Director of the Sean M. Healey and AMG Center for ALS and Chief of Neurology at Mass General, who presented “A Powerful Promise,” a keynote speech at Accelerating Transformation, the 2019 Press Ganey National Client & Executive Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, November 18th.

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    ALS ONE Donates $100,000 for ALS Research & Care

    Thank you to ALS ONE for the generous donation to the Healey Center for ALS! These funds will help us achieve our mission to boldly accelerate the development of effective treatments for ALS, through both lab-based and clinical research.

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    The Spirt of the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS)

    Members of the Northeast Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Consortium assembled at the Opal Sands Resort, in Clearwater, Florida on October 2nd through October 4th for their 18th Annual Scientific Symposium.

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    “Olson It About Time to Cure ALS” in honor of George Olson Raises More than $50,000

    Two hundred people attended the “Olson it About Time to Cure ALS” Corn Hole Tournament on August 25th in honor of their friend, George Olson, a nationally recognized chemical engineer and former football player at Northeastern University who was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 54. Friends, family and many of George’s old football teammates from college came for the celebratory event.

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