ALS Champions

Mary Beth Angione

Mary Beth Angione

November 7, 2019

This is Mary Beth, the Center Director for Jenny Craig at Gateway here in Austin. I have been with Jenny Craig for 8 years and have loved getting to know you and watching your transformations. I love this job so much. I love each and every one of you who walk through the door. Not many people get to say they love their job the way I do working at Jenny Craig. I have made so many connections and friendships while working here. I come away with love every day

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October Science Corner

October Science Corner

October 8, 2019
On September 23, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its most recent guidance document for the development of potential treatments for ALS. Many representatives of the ALS community – patient advocates like our friends Phil Green and Matt Bellina, researchers, organizations like Augie’s Quest, ALS TDI, Team Gleason and IamALS – gathered in Washington to collaborate with government officials to help fast-track the funding, clinical research design, and focus needed to uncover effective treatments and an ultimate cure for this disease.
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Osiel Mendoza

Osiel Mendoza

October 8, 2019
I was diagnosed with ALS during my senior year of college at the University of Oregon, on October 25th, 2016. Despite having a rather fast progression and struggling to simply walk to class, take notes and much more, I finished out the year strong and actually won Sports Business Student of the Year in my class.
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Anthony Carbajal

Anthony Carbajal

September 30, 2019
I was diagnosed with ALS at only 26 years old -- back when I was a caregiver for my mother, who also has ALS. Until then, it never crossed my mind that I would get this disease. I felt like our family had gone through so much already, that it would be so unfair, and impossible, for me to also get this disease. You see, we live with familial ALS. Which means, for us, my diagnosis marks three generations in a row with ALS.
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September Science Corner

September Science Corner

September 10, 2019
A few months ago, I shared an update about our innovative partnership with Google in this Science Corner. Augie’s Quest support for this particularly exciting work is also sparking a lot of interest in this unique effort, and I thought I’d share a bit more insight into the genesis of this study and collaboration.
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Sophie Wallace

Sophie Wallace

July 2, 2019
My name is  Sophie Wallace, and I just turned seventeen. I live with my mom, two brothers, two dogs, and one fish named Franc. I like to bake and spend time with my friends. I’m a cheerleader and the president of the ALS club at my high school. I’m not exactly sure what I want to be when I’m older, all I know is that I want to help people.
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Phil Green

Phil Green

June 13, 2019
As a loving father of four wonderful children (Arianne-17, Hunter-15, Parker-11, Whitney-8) and a husband to a smart, talented, and beautiful wife (Jennifer), my ALS diagnosis in August 2018 came as a complete shock to us all!
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Brian Wallach

Brian Wallach

May 23, 2019
Brian Wallach is an ALS Warrior on a mission to win this ALS fight, to unlock critical breakthroughs for not just ALS, but Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Frontal Temporal Dementia, and beyond and save the lives of millions of people. He founded I AM ALS
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Science Corner: Will You Lend Us Your Voice?

Science Corner: Will You Lend Us Your Voice?

May 23, 2019
Losing your voice. It is one of many challenges people diagnosed with ALS will confront. For many, it’s one they fear most over the course of their disease, and with good reason.
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Join me this ALS Awareness Month!

Join me this ALS Awareness Month!

May 13, 2019
Here are five easy ways to show your support the rest of this month!
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