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Jan 30, 2014, 12:00 ET Augie's Quest To Transition from MDA to the ALS Therapy Development Institute

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Augie Nieto, co-chairman of MDA's ALS division, together with his wife, Lynne, today announced they...


Dec 06, 2013, 08:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute and Neurimmune Partner to Advance Treatments for ALS

Collaboration to Explore Recombinant Human-Derived Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting Misfolded SOD1 The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:00 ET Jennifer Gore Dwyer Brings Passion and Experience to Board of Directors of the ALS Therapy Development Institute

Alaska native's husband Patrick Dwyer battled ALS for more than 7 years  The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced...


Sep 10, 2013, 09:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute and Anida Pharma Partner to Investigate Potential Treatments for ALS

Collaboration to Explore Compound that Regulates Neuroinflammation and Apoptosis The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced...


Aug 26, 2013, 09:00 ET Summit Brings Major Non-Profits, Venture, Pharma and Academics Together

Unique Free Event Provides Look at the Complicated Process of Drug Development The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today...


Jun 17, 2013, 09:00 ET ALS TDI Tri-State Trek Charity Bike Ride to Take Place July 19-21

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) will hold its 11th annual Tri-State Trek charity cycling event on July 19-21, 2013. The Tri-State...


May 14, 2013, 09:00 ET Craft Brewers Nationwide Join the ALS Therapy Development Institute in the 'Ales for ALS' Campaign to Battle Lou Gehrig's Disease

 The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that 38 microbrewers across the country have joined the Ales for ALS campaign...


May 02, 2013, 09:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute Adds Two Board Members

 The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has added two members to its board of directors: Robert Sepucha Jr....


Apr 24, 2013, 09:00 ET 'The Cure is Coming!' 5k and Awareness Walk to End ALS Returns to Lexington

The ninth annual "The Cure is Coming!" 5k and awareness walk to end ALS will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Lexington, MA. The event will...


Apr 23, 2013, 08:00 ET Young Faces of ALS Campaign Announces 2013 Ambassadors

In recognition of people under 30 years old affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, the ALS Therapy...


Apr 18, 2013, 09:00 ET MDA's Augie's Quest Commits Additional $3.2 Million to the ALS Therapy Development Institute

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has committed $3.2 million to the...


Feb 11, 2013, 08:00 ET FDA Approves Clinical Trial of TDI-132 (Gilenya™) in ALS Patients

 The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has received FDA approval to conduct a clinical trial of TDI-132 (aka:...


Jan 08, 2013, 09:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute and to-BBB Collaborate on Potential Treatments for Motor Neuron Disease

CNS-targeted Liposomal Drug Delivery System Enhances Institute's Formulation Abilities The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)...


Dec 04, 2012, 09:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute And Gladstone Institutes Collaborate To Discover Potential ALS Treatments

Institutes to Share Resources to Identify Potential Compounds Targeting TDP-43 Form of ALS The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)...


Sep 05, 2012, 09:00 ET New Genes, Potential Treatments and Models for ALS Drug Development to Be Discussed this November 1 in Boston

Academic, Biotech and Philanthropic Innovators Meet for 8th Annual Summit The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) is holding its 8th...


May 14, 2012, 09:00 ET The ALS Therapy Development Institute Partners with Neurotune to Investigate Potential Treatments for Motor Neuron Disease

Partnership Aimed at Neuromuscular Junction Strength against Disease Course The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced...


May 07, 2012, 09:00 ET The ALS Therapy Development Institute Partners with Regenesance BV to Investigate Potential Treatments for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Complement Pathway Modulation at Center of Collaboration  The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it has...


Apr 23, 2012, 10:00 ET ALS TDI Tri-State Trek Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The annual three day, 270 mile bike ride continues its commitment to fund research to end ALS The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS...


Apr 02, 2012, 13:00 ET Young Faces of ALS Campaign Announces Second Annual "National Corntoss Challenge"

Tournament Proceeds to Benefit Research into Treatments for ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease  The Young Faces of ALS Campaign (YFALS) announced...


Feb 14, 2012, 08:30 ET The ALS Therapy Development Institute to Launch Phase II Clinical Trial of TDI 132 in ALS Patients

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) will launch a Phase II clinical trial on TDI 132 (aka: fingolimod/Gilenya®) as a potential...


Dec 19, 2011, 09:00 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute Announces Research Agreement with Biogen Idec and UCB to Investigate the Role of CD40L in ALS

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) today announced a research agreement with Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and UCB Pharma SA (EN...


Nov 01, 2011, 09:05 ET Avon Products, Inc. Launches National Fundraising Program for ALS TDI to Advance Treatments for ALS

Necklace Named in Honor of Avon Executive Recently Diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and the...


Sep 19, 2011, 08:10 ET ALS Therapy Development Institute and Aestus Therapeutics, Inc., Expand Collaboration on Development of Novel ALS Therapies

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and Aestus Therapeutics, Inc., announced today the expansion of their current research...


Jun 07, 2011, 08:00 ET U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano to Receive "Lou Gehrig Award" from ALS TDI During Gala Event this November

Augie Nieto, ALS Patient and Fitness Pioneer also to be Recognized The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today that it will...


Jun 06, 2011, 08:00 ET Pharma and Biotech CEOs, Academic Scientists, Funders and Patients to Meet on ALS Drug Development this Fall

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) announced today the agenda for its 7th annual Leadership Summit to be held in Cambridge on...