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Every90Minutes - ALS research Houston Methodist

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THE STORY:

Our mission is to bring awareness and innovation to finding a cure for ALS, also know as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. We imagine a world where ALS is a treatable, manageable illness rather than an underfunded, terminal disease that devastates the lives of individuals and their families every 90 minutes.

ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease is a rapidly progressive and ultimately fatal disease. There is no known cure, and the few treatment options that do exist are only able to extend life a relatively short period of time. Death often occurs within 4 to 6 years of diagnosis.

The laboratory of Dr. Stanley Appel, director of The Methodist Neurological Institute, has been a pioneer in documenting the importance of the immune system in modulating ALS disease progression in both animal models and in humans. Animal models in early stages of the disease have demonstrated that protective immunity leads to slower disease progression, while in later stages of disease, cytotoxic immunity leads to accelerated disease progression. We have recently had considerable success in defining the immune signals that mediate differing rates of disease progression in these models. 

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8% Raised of $500,000 Goal

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The Team: $40,083 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Jay Smith

Amount Raised

$39,258

 

8% Raised of $500,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Patty Gallagher Matos

Amount Raised

$825

Donor Comments

John and Virginia Doyle

John and Virginia Doyle

DONATION: $200

4 years ago

Jessica Clark

Jessica Clark

DONATION: $10

Merry Christmas Jay! We love you so much! 4 years ago

Russ & Jeannie Swenson

Russ & Jeannie Swenson

DONATION: $25

This is a Tribute to the Smith family, and their courage to fight ALS, an insidious disease that can be overcome with researching and funding. 4 years ago

GSK, CMC Biopharm R&D

GSK, CMC Biopharm R&D

DONATION: $1,247

On behalf of Joseph Tarnowski and his team at GSK, CMC Biopharm R&D in Upper Merion, PA, we are contributing this donation from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Every90Minutes. Keep up the fight! 4 years ago

dan sorce

dan sorce

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Jonathan Edmonds

Jonathan Edmonds

In memory of my Grandpa 4 years ago

jelly roll

jelly roll

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Brian Banner

Brian Banner

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

The Trahans

The Trahans

DONATION: $20

4 years ago