Western University gets $2.5M boost for ALS research

August 27, 2018

Western University has received a $2.5M donation from the Temerty Foundation for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis research. The funds will be used to develop treatment models and therapeutic trials for patients who suffer from devastating and deadly disease. Western states that the donation will establish the Temerty Foundation RGNEF Research Fund for ALS. “We have made major advances in our understanding of ALS and reached a point in our research that heralds a new era in the development of a specific treatment,” said Michael J Strong, Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. “The future of this type of work is dependent on support and generosity like that of the Temerty Foundation. This gift enables us to continue moving forward, hopefully to the great benefit of society.” Western | London Free Press