Deals and Partnerships

Partners in ALS ONE Join Forces to Advance Therapies for ALS

The ALS ONE partnership, founded in January 2016 by the late ALS patient Kevin Gosnell (see Jan 2016 news), has received a $2M funding commitment from the ALS Association to support ALS ONE initiatives. The Massachusetts-based partnership was founded to bring together leaders in the field of ALS from Massachusetts General Hospital, the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), […]

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Kadimastem Partners with Hadassah Medical Center for ALS Clinical Trial 

Israeli biotechnology company Kadimastem has finalized an agreement with Hadassah Ein-Kerem Medical Center in Israel for conducting its first human stem cell therapy for the treatment of ALS. The therapy, called AstroRx, uses stem-cell-derived astrocytes, which are delivered intrathecally, to provide trophic support to degenerating motor neurons. Preclinical studies in ALS rat models have shown […]

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