Advancing ALS Research

The world is our lab.

With your support, The ALS Association’s TREAT ALS™ research program fuels global collaboration to expedite the discovery of treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Making a global impact

With The ALS Association’s ongoing support, my work in antisense technology, which was once thought of as innovative and risky, has led to clinical trials that could help people with ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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Leading the way to a cure

Research Partners

The ALS Association is proud to forge partnerships and drive collaboration among individuals, non-profits, academic institutions, industry and government to accelerate the pace of ALS research.

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Participate in clinical trials

Find up-to-date information on both federally and privately funded clinical studies focusing on ALS and motor neuron diseases.

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Funding global research

ALS Association-funded scientists are currently active in more than 11 countries around the world. We are grateful for our donors who make this global approach possible, getting us closer to our ultimate goal, a world without ALS.



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The ALS Assistive Technology Challenge

The ALS Assistive Technology Challenge, a joint initiative by The ALS Association and Prize4Life, is offering a $400,000 award for the development of flexible, accessible technology to help people with ALS communicate with ease. Submission is closed. The finale event will be held on December 5, 2016 at the ALS/MND International Alliance Meeting in Dublin. Stay tuned for the winning team!

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You are part of the solution

Invest in The ALS Association’s research program to ensure that scientists around the globe have the resources they need to advance potential treatments to people like me who are living the disease.

Your gift will help The ALS Association support research to find treatments and a cure for ALS.