Help and hope for people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Since 1977, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has been Chicagoland's leader in patient services, research, and education for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, and other motor neuron diseases (MND).

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Les Turner Commits $10 Million for New ALS Center

The Les Turner ALS Foundation is excited and proud to announce it has made a $10 million commitment to create the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine. The goal of the Center is to bring together the Les Turner ALS Research Laboratories, the Les Turner/Lois Insolia ALS Center, the ALS tissue bank and other ALS research, clinical and education activities at Northwestern under one umbrella. 

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ALS Walk for Life

Date: Sunday, Sept. 21st
Location: Soldier Field
Registration Opens: 9:30am
Festivities Begin: 10:00am
Walk Kicks-Off: 11:00am

Register today! 

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Learn how your #ALSIceBucketChallenge donations are utilized.

The Les Turner ALS Foundation has been dedicated to finding a cure for ALS since 1977 and continues to fight for patients and families living with ALS. Click here to watch our video!

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