New $2.85M grant to push ALS research forward

ALS Canada and Brain Canada join forces with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Regeneron to support a collaborative platform that will unite ALS researchers and accelerate breakthroughs. Together, Brain Canada and ALS Canada are pleased to announce the awarding of a $2,850,000 2019 Platform Support Grant (PSG) to Dr. Sanjay Kalra and team for the Comprehensive Analysis […]

The power of one, the value of many: Celebrating ALS Canada’s volunteers

In honour of National Volunteer Week (NVW), we are reflecting on and celebrating the strength and diversity of ALS Canada’s volunteer community through this year’s theme of the value of one, the power of many. The theme represents the power that individuals can have when they come together as a community to work toward a […]

The Brain-Gut connection: Could a probiotic help delay the onset or severity of ALS symptoms?

The relationship between the gut and the brain has received increasing attention in recent years, and while there is evidence that probiotics support gut health – new research shows that probiotics may also have intriguing possibilities for applications in ALS. A team led by Dr. Alex Parker (Department of Neuroscience, CRCHUM, Université de Montréal), has […]