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Local family shines in campaign to establish ALS research program

Sep. 23, 2021—Evan Campa and her family are at the forefront of a campaign to establish an ALS basic science research program at Vanderbilt.

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Meeting the challenge

Aug. 21, 2014—Members of Vanderbilt’s ALS clinic stepped up and took the ice bucket challenge Wednesday to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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Clinic offers one-stop approach for ALS patients

Jul. 18, 2011—On the first Friday of every month, the Neurology Clinic on the third floor of The Vanderbilt Clinic is completely transformed. There’s a lively atmosphere, with food and music, and, most importantly, a sympathetic care team composed of every imaginable discipline. This transformation is made for the benefit of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),...

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