ALS Association

The ALS Association is the largest private funder of ALS research in the world. The Association funds global research collaborations, provides assistance for people with ALS and their families through our nationwide network of chapters and certified clinical care centers, and advocates for better public policies for people with ALS. The ALS Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while urgently searching for new treatments and a cure. For more information about The ALS Association, visit our website at

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Rapid Progress in ALS: A Reflection of Advances in Neuromuscular Disorder Care

May 12, 2022

With a burst of activity in recent months, the pipeline of development for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has proven to be a miniature likeness of the wider progress being made in the care and management of neuromuscular disorders.

The Future of Genetic Testing in ALS: Calaneet Balas, MSc, MBA

March 29, 2022

The president and chief executive officer of The ALS Association provided insight on the availability of genetic testing for ALS and the organization’s efforts to increase access for the future. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]