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ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS News & Stories

Welcome to the ALS TDI news page. View our research news, press releases and blogs below. To find out more about our organization or to contact our team, visit our press room here.

ALS Research News

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells at ALS TDI
Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) we can grow as many neurons and other cells as we need in our lab, using little more than some skin cells taken from people living with ALS.
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Tuesday, March 23, 2021
ALS TDI Scientists Publish Paper Further Exploring Biological Implications of Recent Discovery
The paper presents information to describe how our ALS TDI lab will continue to investigate the potential of Type 1 PRMT inhibitors as treatments for ALS.
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Friday, February 26, 2021
Why ALS is more like a Syndrome than a Disease, and what that Means for Treatments
There are a lot of different names for ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s
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From trial readouts to news from our lab, you can find all of the latest ALS research news here.

ALS TDI Community Blog

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Our Commitment to You
As I assume the role of CEO at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), I am proud to lead a deeply dedicated and talented team with an amazing community of supporters.
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Frontotemporal Dementia vs. ALS
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, are two deeply related diseases – in many cases they are even found to be co-occurring.
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Thursday, April 8, 2021
ALS TDI Board of Directors Appoints Fernando Vieira, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) Board of Directors has announced that Fernando G. Vieira, M.D., was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALS TDI during its April 7 meeting.
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Blog posts and commentary pieces from ALS TDI and community members with topics ranging from funding ALS research to how ALS impacts the lives of community members.

ALS TDI Press Releases

Thursday, April 8, 2021
ALS TDI Board of Directors Appoints Fernando Vieira, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) Board of Directors has announced that Fernando G. Vieira, M.D., was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALS TDI during its April 7 meeting.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Welcome to Your New Lab!
We are thrilled to share that the ALS TDI lab has officially moved to our new location in Watertown,
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
We’re Moving to an Exciting new Location
I am excited to announce that this February, the ALS TDI lab will be moving to a brand new space in Watertown, MA.
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A complete list of press releases from the ALS Therapy Development Institute.
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