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FDA Approves new drug: Qalsody (tofersen)

April 25, 2023 Comments Off on FDA Approves new drug: Qalsody (tofersen)

Blog post from the ALS Association. View original source. Current status On April 25, 2023, the FDA approved tofersen under the agency’s accelerated approval pathway for the treatment of people living…

John Schaffers and His Remarkable Legacy: Moving the ALS Research Needle Forward 

March 10, 2022 Comments Off on John Schaffers and His Remarkable Legacy: Moving the ALS Research Needle Forward 

The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter has funded two major research grants totaling $1,000,000 to support the work of scientists at Johns Hopkins University and Rapa Therapeutics who…

The Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Gives Unprecedented $1,000,000 for Two Cutting-Edge ALS Research Projects 

March 10, 2022 Comments Off on The Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Gives Unprecedented $1,000,000 for Two Cutting-Edge ALS Research Projects 

Research funding made possible through a bequest from John Schaffers   Portland, OR (March 10, 2022) — The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter has funded two major research grants…