By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane will be hosting its first annual Translational Medicine Symposium, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Providence Auditorium, 20 W 9th Ave in Spokane, Wash.
By John Sutherland, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Former Cougar and NFL standout Steve Gleason will receive Washington State University’s 2017 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the university’s highest alumni honor, Aug. 10 on the Pullman campus.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – Repairing the brain’s “house-cleaning function,” which could help people with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and 100 other diseases, is the focus of recently funded research at Washington State University.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Asking people with ALS to recline during a dental or physical exam may stop their breathing. This and other information about living with the fatal disease will be presented at the free, annual ALS forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Academic Center, Room 20, at Washington State University Spokane.
By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – Last summer’s Ice Bucket Challenge swept the country – a fundraiser to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that became a social media phenomenon. But why was it so successful?
SPOKANE, Wash. – Steve Gleason of New Orleans, philanthropist and former professional football player, was honored at Gleason Fest in Spokane on Saturday, Aug. 8, with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of the work he and Team Gleason do to raise awareness and find a cure for amyotrophic […]
By Doug Nadvornick, College of Medical Sciences SPOKANE, Wash. – A deluge of summer activity around amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has brought attention to the fatal neurodegenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.