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Next ALS Support Group:

Tuesday, Sept. 1st - 6 to 8 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 1st- 6 to 8 pm

Patient group: Fridays - 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Caregivers group: Fridays - 4 to 5 pm
Contact: Sue Zimmerman, LCSW
(212) 720-3050.

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Biogen, The ALS Association and Columbia University Medical Center Collaborate to Drive Understanding of Genetic Influence in ALS

A Conversation with Dr. Lucie Bruijn

Two New Studies Uncover Important Clues About Most Common Genetic Defect in Cases of ALS

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Upcoming Events:

Monday, September 14th - Sixth Annual Joe Pettinato Golf Classic at Pebble Creek Golf Club. Colts Neck NJ. For info: Kristen Cocoman at or (212) 720-3048.

Saturday and Sunday, September 19th – 20th - Grab your friends and join Team Challenge ALS for the 2015 Vermont Spartan Sprint or Vermont Spartan Beast. For info: Kristen Cocoman at or (212) 720-3048.

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, September 27th -“Ask the Experts” Research Update. Long Island. For info: Kim Peters at (212) 720-3054 or

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