Learn more about ALS, a devastating neurodegenerative disease. Hear directly from two University Hospital Foundation funded researchers, Dr. Wendy Johnston and Dr. Sanjay Kalra as they share their expertise and highlight the latest ALS research. There is currently no known cause or cure, and the path to diagnosis can be prolonged and difficult. These experts are dedicated to improving the quality of life of those living with ALS.
ALS preferentially attacks nerves in the body that relay messages from the brain to muscle, eventually immobilizing the body, while the mind remains completely alert and lucid. There is no known cause or cure, and the path to diagnosis can be prolonged and difficult.