ASK ME - Educational Webinars
Our ASK ME educational webinar series is an opportunity for people living with ALS and their families to learn more about important topics for the ALS community.
Please save the date and join us virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 for ASK ME: ALS and Palliative Care from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST. This informative event will feature leaders from John Muir Health who will take your questions and provide expert advice. The team will define palliative care, when it should be considered, and how to ask your healthcare provider about it. RSVP here.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our ASK ME Webinar: ALS Research and Care in 2021. This informative event featured leading ALS researchers and physicians who shared highlights from the 11th annual California ALS Research Summit, explained recent scientific advancements and clinical trial updates, and gave a preview of what to expect in the year ahead.
See the presentation slides below:
10:00 AM - "Welcome and Chapter Overview"
Audra Hindes, MSEd, Vice President of Care Services
Fred Fisher, MSW, LCSW, President & CEO
The ALS Association Golden West Chapter
10:10 AM - “Current Research Projects Funded by The ALS Association”
Kuldip Dave, PhD, Vice President of Research at The ALS Association
10:30 AM - “Overview of the 11th Annual California ALS Research Summit”
Clive Svendsen, PhD, Cedars Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute,
and Chair of the California ALS Research Network
featuring the Summit's keynote speaker, Nobel Prize-winner, Jennifer Doudna, PhD
10:55 AM - "Presenting the 2021 Barber ALS Research Award Winners"
Sheri Strahl, MPH, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Golden West Chapter
11:20 AM - "Updates on Research in ALS" View the presentation slides here.
Steve Finkbeiner, MD, PhD, from Gladstone Institutes and Virtual Host of the 11th Annual California ALS Research Summit
11:45 AM - “Evaluating ALS Clinical Trials”
Jeffrey Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN, Director of the Center for Restorative Neurology at Loma Linda Neurology and a member of the California ALS Research Network
See our ASK ME educational webinars from 2020 here.