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Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins

The Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins enables the world’s best ALS scientists to collaborate and access funding so that they may continue work to rapidly develop new treatments and find a cure for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The hope is in the science. Learn More. >>

ALS Headlines

ALS Headlines from the Packard Center
  1. How Stephen Hawking is still alive

    WaPo: How Stephen Hawking, diagnosed with ALS decades ago, is still alive
    Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:06:31 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_als_headlines/15_02_23.html
  2. New ALS gene and signaling pathways identified

    New ALS gene and signaling pathways identified
    Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:24:06 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_als_headlines/15_02_19.html
  3. Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films

    Hollywood raises profile of ALS with two new films
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:15:37 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_als_headlines/14_10_23.html
  4. Tim, You have ALS

    MMQB - Tim, You Have ALS (si.com)
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:25:48 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_als_headlines/14_09_17.html
  5. MLB to Honor Lou Gehrig

    MLB to Honor Lou Gehrig on 75th Anniversary of his death
    Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:02:19 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_als_headlines/14_06_23.html

From The Center

News from the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins
  1. Packard scientist named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

    Packard scientist named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator
    Wed, 20 May 2015 16:15:52 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_from_the_packard_center/15_05_19.html
  2. Mouse model for C9orf72-associated ALS and FTD

    Packard researchers create first mouse model for C9orf72-associated ALS and FTD
    Thu, 14 May 2015 16:13:22 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_from_the_packard_center/15_05_13.html
  3. Fiesta 5K Cancelled

    fiesta 5k cancelled
    Fri, 01 May 2015 16:53:19 GMThttp://www.alscenter.org/news/rss_from_the_packard_center/15_05_01.html
  • September 2013 ALS Alert Newsletter
Fiesta 5k

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The Numbers

  • 82

    % OF DONORS’ DOLLARS THAT DIRECTLY SUPPORT ALS RESEARCH

  • 23.4

    MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN SPENT ON RESEARCH SINCE 2000

  • 50

    % OF THE CENTER’S REVENUE COMES FROM EVENTS HOSTED BY PATIENTS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

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