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Cheer on the Marlins June 3 and Raise Funds for ALS Research


The 8th Annual Happy Hour benefiting the ALS Recovery Fund will be held Tuesday, June 3, at Marlins Stadium, when the Miami Marlins take on the Tampa Bay Rays. A silent auction and raffle starts at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch is at 7:10 p.m. A portion of each ticket will benefit the ALS Recovery Fund, which is dedicated to raising awareness, promoting research and education, and raising funds for research and patient care provided by physicians and scientists at the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology. Commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease of the nervous system. Happy Hour tickets, which cost $30 each and must be purchased in advance, include standing room in the Clevelander, one complimentary domestic beer or glass of wine, and appetizers. To purchase tickets, click here.

 

 

 

 

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ALS Research and Patient Care at the Miller School Gets $1 Million Boost

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ALS Research and Patient Care at the Miller School Gets $1 Million Boost


From left, Michael Benatar, Donna M. Singer, Adam J. Silverman, Alberto J. Perez, Cila Packman, and Kevin E. Packman.

The ALS Recovery Fund, a steadfast ally in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, has pledged another $1 million to the Department of Neurology for its continued ALS research and patient support.

The gift will expand upon the Miller School of Medicine’s existing programs and provide additional resources, including researchers and a dedicated health care professional to coordinate the unification and integration of the ALS Clinical and Research Programs. Read the full story

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