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MDA's Augie's Quest Expands Testing of Potential ALS Therapeutics With New $2 Million Grant to ALS TDI
Date:3/1/2011

velopment Institute (ALS TDI) is to develop effective therapeutics that slow or stop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease), as soon as possible.  Since its founding in 1999 as the world's first "nonprofit biotech," ALS TDI has developed an internationally recognized, industrial-scale platform that allows for the development and testing of dozens of potential therapeutics each year. The Cambridge, Massachusetts based research Institute collaborates with worldwide leaders from both academia and industry to accelerate ALS therapeutic development. For more information about the Institute's current research pipeline and to take a virtual tour of its laboratory, please visit us online at www.als.net

CONTACT: Robert A. Goldstein, ALS TDI, rgoldstein@als.net, +1-617-441-7295; Gretchen Simoneaux, MDA's Augie's Quest, gsimoneaux@mdausa.org, +1-858-277-8206


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