Trial News & Events

2015 NEALS Ice Bucket Challenge

NEALS will be participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge again this August and #EveryAugustUntilACure! To keep up the research momentum, please continue to spread ALS awareness and consider making a donation to NEALS in the month of August.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma announces use of RADICUT for treating ALS patients in Japan

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation issued a press release on June 26 announcing that it had received approval to use RADICUT (Edaravone) in treating patients with ALS in Japan. The announcement comes after a series of clinical trials in Japan were said to demonstrate that patients receiving the drug showed less functional loss than patients receiving a placebo. We look forward to seeing the data supporting approval in Japan. Read press release here.…

DREAM ALS Stratification Prize4Life Challenge

Prize4Life, Sage Bionetwroks and DREAM are proud to anounce the launch of The DREAM ALS Stratification Prize4Life Challenge. The prize, is a computational challenge inviting bioinformatics, statisiticians, computation geeks and math geniuses to work on the PRO-ACT database and identify meaningful subgroups of ALS patients. The challenge offers a $28000 prize and journal partnership with Nature Biotechnology. Read more here.…