ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Progress


Ask The Experts - Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

Saturday, January 12, 2019
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
University of California, Irvine, Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center
845 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697

Ask the Experts

Learn about tools for living with ALS, presented by clinic team members from the
UCI Health ALS and Neuromuscular Center, and promising developments in ALS research, presented by members of the California ALS Research Network

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center
University of California, Irvine, 845 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92697

1:30 – 2 p.m.
Registration, Light Refreshments and Resource Exhibits

2 – 6 p.m.
Event Program 

Ali Habib, MD - “Top five Medications for Symptom Management in ALS"

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD - “Radicava, Should I be on it?"

Namita A. Goyal, MD - “Clinical trials: What is in the Pipeline?"

Poster presentations from the winners of the 2018 Barber ALS Research Award

Patrick Tierney, RPT  - “Useful Tips for Exercise and Adaptive Equipment"

Nadia Araujo, MS, CCC-SLP  - “Insightful Modifications to Speech and Swallowing Difficulty”

Melanie Meton, RN – “Coordinating your Care with ALS"

Lucie Bruijn, PhD, MBA, Chief Scientist, The ALS Association

Clive Svendsen, PhD, Chair, California ALS Research Network; Director, Cedars-Sinai RMI

Leslie Thompson, PhD, Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Irvine

This event is offered free of charge and is open to the public.  Free parking is located in front of the building. There will be opportunities for the public to ask questions directly of the presenters. Volunteers will be on hand to assist people with ALS and their families.  

RSVP online now by clicking the "I Want to RSVP" button below
Eric Andrews, Development & Events at 858-271-5547 or

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