Daniella D’Amici demonstrates resourcefulness and resilience in the face of adversity

Following her father’s ALS diagnosis in the summer of 2022, Daniella D’Amici – a 2023 ALS Canada Kevin Daly Bursary recipient – continues to demonstrate her resourcefulness and resilience in the face of adversity. Currently a biomedical engineering student at the University of British Columbia, Daniella always knew she wanted to pursue a career that […]

2023 ALS Canada Kevin Daly bursary recipient Sarah Jacob has her sights set on change

For Sarah Jacob, furthering her studies in neuroscience means more than just receiving a degree. Sarah, a master’s student at the University of Calgary, began studying neuroscience during her undergrad, having had a general interest in the subject. Following her mother’s ALS diagnosis in 2018, her passion for neuroscience intensified – specifically ALS research. “I […]

Catherine Brassard exhibits steadfast determination to further her medical studies in the face of ALS

A medical student at the Université de Sherbrooke, Catherine Brassard exhibits a steadfast determination and adherence to furthering her studies in the wake of her father’s ALS diagnosis in early 2023. Her interest in pursuing neurology in her studies was amplified as her family began navigating life with the disease. With her dad’s symptoms first […]