Learning from COVID-19 to strengthen support for Ontarians living with ALS

Toronto, ON – The in-home support that the ALS Society of Canada provides to people living with ALS is highly valued by the community it serves and is something it had to evolve after the pandemic made physical distancing a public health necessity. And to help with the work needed to effect change, earlier this […]

MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD: YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED FOR REVIEW OF NEW ALS THERAPY

Are you, or someone you love, living with ALS? Or are you a caregiver or family member who has lost someone to ALS?  Then we want to hear from you! The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) has recently posted a call for patient input on AMX0035 (sodium phenylbutyrate and tauroursodeoxycholic acid). […]

How does a new experimental treatment for ALS behave within the body?

An international Canada-Israel research partnership is taking important steps to determine whether a known drug has the potential to become a viable treatment for people with ALS. Recently, using a mouse model, Dr. Eran Hornstein of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel showed that the antibiotic enoxacin holds promise at correcting a malfunctioning pathway […]