Navigation Links
Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th
Date:7/3/2009

S TDI, Augie's Quest (the Muscular Dystrophy Association's ALS research initiative) and Project A.L.S. -- whose primary goal is to find a cure for ALS. The initiative will culminate on July 4, 2009, which is the 70th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium. ALS destroys the nerve cells controlling muscles, ultimately causing complete paralysis. Average life expectancy is three to five years after diagnosis.

"Corey is an amazing and positive young man. He and his family have impacted us greatly at ALS TDI. We are very lucky to have an opportunity to know him and have his family's support for our work. It is heartbreaking that there is so little that can be done for young men and women like Corey today. That is unacceptable, and we must not stop until we have a better answer for all ALS patients," said Steve Perrin, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer at ALS TDI.

Although Corey is a life-long Oakland Athletics fan, he and his father Ted, mother Wendy, and sister Clare, will take part in a pre-game celebration honoring Lou Gehrig and ALS patients that are currently battling the disease at the start of the San Francisco Giants game. Corey will then board a plane to Anaheim to arrive just before game time at the "Big A" to see the Angels play the Baltimore Orioles. At the Angels' game, Corey will again enter onto the field with other ALS patients to repeat a similar ceremony in the Angels' stadium and then spend the rest of the day with other ALS patients and advocates attending the game as well.

More information on Corey and his efforts can be found online at www.coreyscrusaders.alscommunity.org. The "4ALS Awareness" campaign is a joint effort between four ALS organizations; the ALS Association, the MDA/Augie's Quest, Project ALS, and ALS TDI. More information is available on the Off
'/>"/>

SOURCE ALS Therapy Development Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Encision Enters Into Sales Representation Agreement With Caldera Medical
2. Air Transport Association Applauds House of Representatives on Decision to Withhold Biometric Collection Funding
3. JD Technologies, LLC Selected by FCT Ingenieurkeramik GmbH to Represent Their High Performance Ceramic Expertise In the United States
4. CMR Institute: Education Key to Physician/Representative Relationship
5. Microfluidic Systems to Show Automated Biological Agent Detection Technology to U.S. House of Representatives
6. 125 Indevus Sales Representatives to Provide Community Service in New Orleans for Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative
7. Experts and Representatives From Leading International Health-Care Organizations Call to Stop the Hypertension Pandemic, a Worldwide Silent Killer
8. ThalesNano Inc. Opens Own Representation in the United Kingdom and has New Distribution Agreements for Europe and India
9. OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Completes Amendment to Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment for Confirming Survival Benefit in Patients Receiving OGX-011 with First-Line Docetaxel for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
10. YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB
11. Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... , October 1, 2014 ... software invited to engage around the theme, ,Commercial Opportunities ...   Elsevier , a ... and services, will host a gathering of some of ... and trends impacting healthcare today and in the future. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Applying a well-known optical phenomenon called thin-film interference, ... demonstrated the ability to "paint" ultra-thin coatings onto ... for making future, flexible electronic devices, creating advanced ... rocket ships and spacecraft with extremely lightweight decorative ... water, it becomes iridescent, revealing a myriad of ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... of one of nature,s most efficient light-harvesting structures, ... by Alejandro Briseno of the University of Massachusetts ... long-sought polymer architecture to boost power-conversion efficiency of ... , Briseno, with colleagues and graduate students ... and Dresden University of Technology, Germany, report in ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Report Details Biosimilar drugs – ... Do you want to find sales potentials of ... for those biological drugs from 2014, helping you ... data, R&D trends, opportunities and selling prospects. In ... 2024 at overall world market, therapeutic class, molecule ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 2Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 3Taking thin films to the extreme 2Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells 2Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells 3Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 2Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 3Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 4Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024 5
... scientists observe a reaction moving at greater than 10 meters ... feat some would say is nearly impossible. But ... dynamic transmission electron microscope (DTEM). DTEM,s ability to ... it,s happening has earned it one of the 10 winning ...
... , Aug. 2 Octapharma USA today ... is the Rush Hemophilia & Thrombophilia Center at Rush ... focused on human protein therapies in hematology, immune therapy, intensive care and emergency ... Leonard A. ...
... Aug. 2 Tengion Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN ... to the position of Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Davis comes to Tengion ... technologies to develop improved protein therapeutics. At its peak, Neose employed 200 ... , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Livermore's DTEM earns innovation award from Microscopy Today 2Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center 2Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center 3Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center 4Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center 5Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center 6Tengion Appoints A. Brian Davis Chief Financial Officer 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... of Medicine reports positive results of a phase ... subset of lung cancer marked by rearrangement of the ... with advanced non-small cell lung cancer testing positive for ... with 3 complete responses and 33 partial responses. Median ... disease to resume its growth after being slowed by ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (LMU) in Munich report that a new class ... to chemotherapeutic drugs. They have also pinpointed the ... for anti-tumor agents. , Researchers led by ... of the Technische Universitt Mnchen have identified a ... weapon in the fight against malignant tumors. The ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... of perilous threats in today,s ocean. From overfishing ... fragile coral ecosystems are disappearing at unprecedented rates ... of corals surrounding the island of Moorea in ... tropical environment: coral guard-crabs. New research from the ... scientist Seabird McKeon and the museum,s predoctoral fellow ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NEJM: Crizotinib effective in Phase 1 trial against ROS1 lung cancer 2Cancer therapy: Driving cancer cells to suicide 2Smithsonian scientists discover coral's best defender against an army of sea stars 2
... Smart Search & Match,the leading provider of high-performance ... has joined the company as Product Marketing Manager. ... 15 years of product and marketing management,experience to ... many high-tech products and solutions worldwide. He has ...
... the human body in ways never imagined only a ... population of patients who are newly susceptible to opportunistic ... formidable clinical opponent, and foremost among them is ... from ASM Press. "This volume has been ...
... of the global population living in cities reached 50 ... exciting new book series which brings together leading experts ... all over the world. The aim of the ... facing the architects, planners, developers and inhabitants of the ...
Cached Biology News:New text focuses on formidable opportunistic fungus 2Springer looks ahead to the Future City 2
Nuclear/Cytosol Fractionation Kit Research Focus: other Storage Temperature: 4C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Peptide-affinity Purified Polyclonal Antibody to MTR...
Polyclonal Antibody to AGAP1 / Centaurin, gamma 2...
Polyclonal Antibody to PRG3...
Biology Products: