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University of Michigan neurologist wins award for ALS research

University of Michigan neurologist Eva Feldman was recently recognized with the 2024 Sheila Essey Award for her groundbreaking research on the biological processes that drive the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and its progression. The award, announced at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2024 Annual Meeting, recognizes…

Tambourine awards $5M to eight research projects into ALS

The Tambourine ALS Breakthrough Research Fund has committed more than $5 million in funding to eight research projects aiming to better understand, diagnose, and treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A first call for proposals was launched in May 2023 by Tambourine Philanthropies, a charitable foundation established by…

Answering the call for advocacy during ALS Awareness Month

May marks amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) awareness month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about ALS and answering the call to support those affected by the neurodegenerative disease. In the U.S. and internationally, baseball games, conferences, flag raisings, and community events are held during ALS Awareness Month to honor…