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  • Hundreds gather for the latest in ALS research.
    Packard scientists gather in Baltimore for the Center's 18th Annual Symposium
  • Packard Center returns to its roots with Partners in Collaboration reception
    Annual Partners in Collaboration honors those who help the Packard Center thrive.
  • Packard Center welcomes Gina Scalise to the team.
    Our newest senior associate director of development brings passion and enthusiasm to her new role.
  • Answer ALS researchers meet in Baltimore
    Annual symposium shows project is on schedule and already looking toward the future.

What is ALS?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as called Lou Gehrig's, disease is a rapidly progressive, fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscles.  The average life span from diagnosis is two to five years.  There is no cure.

Understanding ALS

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