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Hummingbird Fund Partners with I AM ALS

Hummingbird Fund Partners with I AM ALS

Partnership Will Accelerate ALS Therapy Approvals and Access (November 27, 2023, Washington, D.C.) We are thrilled to announce a new collaboration between I AM ALS and The Hummingbird Fund, a milestone towards achieving our shared mission of ending ALS through...

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Compassion as Action

Compassion as Action

Peggy will soon publish her most recent scholarly article, entitled “Changing the paradigm: practical wisdom as true north in medical education”. It will appear in a special issue of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. In the article Peggy explores the...

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How are you doing, Mr. ALS?

How are you doing, Mr. ALS?

I have lived and worked and raised my children in the same small city for the last 23 years.  I cannot go anywhere without bumping into someone I know.  Now that Mr. ALS is a constant companion, he gets introduced or re-introduced like you might introduce your grown...

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Home again

Home again

I woke up this morning in my own bed.  A pileated woodpecker, rapping on the side of our log cabin, drew me from a restful slumber that had spanned nearly 12 hours.  We arrived home late last night, having driven all the way from Boston, closing out a steady stream of...

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Turbocharged Living

Turbocharged Living

This weekend I attended the kickoff for the Second Annual Blue Ridge Ride to Defeat ALS at the Pro Re Nata brewery in Crozet.  Riders take off at 7 am on May 13th from the brewery.  Three choices for distance means there will be a perfect route for all comers.  Last...

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Compassion as Action

Compassion as Action

Peggy will soon publish her most recent scholarly article, entitled “Changing the paradigm: practical wisdom as true north in medical education”. It will appear in a special issue of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. In the article Peggy explores the...

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