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MDA Engage: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Symposium

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Virtual, online event

Day 2
Wednesday May 18, 2022
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm EST
Virtual, online event

There is no cost to members of the MDA community or healthcare providers to attend the event, however registration is required. Members of the biopharma industry interested in sponsoring or attending should contact the MDA Healthcare Partnerships team at MDAPartners@mdausa.org. For all other questions, please reach out to mdaengage@mdausa.org.




Tuesday, May 17

  • MDA Advocacy in ALS
  • Nutrition and ALS presented by Tad Campbell, M.C.N, R.D.N, LD from UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • How to find a Caregiver presented by Shivangee Thorne, LCSW from Atrium Health
  • MDA Mission Spotlight

Wednesday, May 18

  • ALS Research and Clinical Trials-Presented by Dr. Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, PhD, Director, ALS Center at UCSF Medical Center
  • Physiotherapy-Presented by Sara Feldman, PT, DPT, ATP from Temple University School of Medicine
  • A Drug Development Roundtable with pharmaceutical representatives

Check back periodically for updates to the agenda.


Thank you to our supporters:

  • Apellis
  • Baxter
  • Biogen
  • Cytokinetics
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals
  • Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, America

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