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Therapeutic vaccines for ALS in the spotlight

Vaccines to hopefully arrest progression of ALS is the topic of discussion April 3 at the Coast Bastion Inn.

Dr. Neil Cashman provides an update on his research on therapeutic vaccines for ALS and answers questions from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Port Alberni Room of the Coast Bastion in Nanaimo.

An RSVP is required, so please contact Heather Bemister at the ALS Society of B.C. before March 27 at support@alsbc.ca or 1-800-708-3228, ext. 231.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscles.

For more information, please go to www.alsbc.ca.

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