Wake Forest Research Project Update
Jun 14, 2014 (08:06:40)

Drs. Milligan and Robinson are pleased to report that they have developed protocols to produce the recombinant protein at purity that exceeds FDA standards.  More importantly, they can produce large quantities of the protein.  Experiments are underway to test the newly made protein in the mouse. Read more.

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Additional Funds Made Available to Brandeis University
May 12, 2014 (07:05:44)

Research by Dr. Mugdha Deshpande, the Blazeman Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow for ALS Research at Brandeis University, will receive a boost of support from the Foundation. Working in the lab of Dr. Avital Rodal, Deshpande has discovered specific mechanisms by which growth factor receptor transport is defective in fruit fly models of ALS. Read more.

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Welcome to Blazeman's War on ALS!

A Multi-Sport Movement to End Lou Gehrig's Disease

BlazemanThe Blazeman Foundation for ALS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is a family foundation that serves to carry out the vision of its namesake and founder, the late Jonathan "Blazeman" Blais. Contributions to the foundation are tax deductible.

The mission of the Blazeman Foundation for ALS is 1) to raise awareness about ALS by leveraging the energy, commitment and compassion of the multi-sport community and 2) to raise necessary funds to be directed into cutting-edge scientific research to find treatments and an eventual cure for ALS...So Others May Live.

Blazeman Foundation for ALS Awareness and Research Fund since 2007

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  "Decision Must Be Instant...
Commitment Must Be Total."