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The ALS Association provides the latest research news & information relevant to the fight against this disease through press releases, blog posts, research webinars, newsletters and more.

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Keep up-to-date on what’s going on in the world of ALS research and learn more about ALS research.

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ALS Association/NEALS research webinars

Every month, The ALS Association and the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) invites leading ALS experts to discuss their area of expertise in our research webinar series. Register for an upcoming webinar below.

Nutrition in ALS: How to EAT MORE!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 2:00 p.m. EDT

Speakers: Jane Hubbard, MS, RD, LDN, Massachusetts General Hospital & Anne-Marie Wills, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Anne-Marie Wills will present the results of the EAT MORE (E-health Application To Monitor Outcomes Remotely) study and Jane Hubbard will review nutrition recommendations and tips for patients with ALS.

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Treating Respiratory Dysfunction in ALS

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. EDT

Speaker: Christopher D. Lee, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Christopher Lee will review options available for treating respiratory dysfunction in ALS, including timing of initiation of respiratory support, different devices to assist breathing and facilitate cough, and the effect of these treatments. The primary intended audience is people with ALS and their caregivers.

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The ALS Association blog

On our blog, The ALS Association, or one of our guest bloggers, discusses breaking research news in a more casual, easy-to-understand format than you may find in your average scientific journal.

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