ALS Champions

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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Lisa O’Brien

Lisa O’Brien

May 9, 2019
Lisa O’Brien is an owner/operator of three OrangeTheory Fitness studios in Geneva, St. Charles and Elgin, Illinois.
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Aly Milano

Aly Milano

May 9, 2019
ALS Awareness Month is especially important to Aly Milano’s family because it brings awareness to the struggles their family deals with on a daily basis
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Bryan Wayne Galentine – Finding my Voice

Bryan Wayne Galentine – Finding my Voice

April 9, 2019
"ALS has taught me to try my best, and to not take a single second for granted. Some days it’s easier said than done, but I’m trying."
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March 2019 ‘Science Corner’ with Fernando Vieira, M.D.

March 2019 ‘Science Corner’ with Fernando Vieira, M.D.

March 12, 2019
"One thing that excites and inspires me is how we are partnering with people with ALS to learn how to better combat ALS."
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Lindsey Rainwater

Lindsey Rainwater

February 26, 2019
There is a solution for every symptom, we must find a cure for the disease; in honor of Brian Rainwater and his courageous fight with ALS.
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February 2019 ‘Science Corner’ with Fernando Vieira, M.D.

February 2019 ‘Science Corner’ with Fernando Vieira, M.D.

February 14, 2019
We're excited to bring you our first edition of 'Science Corner', with Fernando Vieira, M.D. - the Chief Scientific Officer at ALS Therapy Development Institute. Stay tuned every month for exciting updates on ALS research!
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Lynne’s “ALS: A Love Story” Continues…

Lynne’s “ALS: A Love Story” Continues…

February 13, 2019
Valentine’s Day has become a special day for Augie’s Quest. We see it as a time to share several stories of love – love in spite of, and even because of ALS.
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Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

January 7, 2019
When Augie asks, you get to work! It's my honor to be a guest author on the first Augie's Quest email of 2019. We made it! Another year behind us, but don't dwell on the past. Let's prepare for what's ahead and our pursuit of the ultimate goal - a cure for ALS. 2019 will unlock new mysteries of this dreaded disease. We must believe in creating change, not just hoping it happens one day. New year, new focus. Let's do this!
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Emily Hadley

Emily Hadley

November 13, 2018
Our ALS Champion this November is Emily Hadley, whose husband Collin was diagnosed with ALS four years ago at the age of 41. Read Emily's perspective on the connection between National Family Caregivers Month and Thanksgiving - and what she is most thankful for this holiday season.
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