Lou Gehrig's Disease - Motor Neuron Disease - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Thought it had been cured by now? Still no known cause. Still no cure. Still quickly fatal. Still outrageous.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

"ALS Is Not An Incurable Disease. It Is An Underfunded Disease."

"ALS is not an incurable disease.  It is an underfunded disease."  -- Stan Appel, M.D. before a Congressional Committee last week

If ALS is underfunded, shame on us.  And until we fix the funding problem, people like prize4life are trying to get the limited funds we have in front of smart scientists with a sense of urgency.  Check out the new blog at

Dr. Appel's quote should be memorized by every advocate who will talk with a legislator next month.  

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