Lou Gehrig: The Human Face of ALS

Richard Koenig ALS baseball card
By Richard Koenig, Executive Director of Project Management for Psychiatry and Neuroscience Rare Diseases,

June 2 is Lou Gehrig Day, dedicated to promoting awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At Worldwide Clinical Trials, our CNS experts are sharing their reflections on the importance of ALS research and what gives them hope for the future. In this piece, Richard Koenig, Executive Director of Project Management for Psychiatry and Neuroscience Rare Diseases, discusses the role of public awareness initiatives in changing the future for ALS patients.

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My Work as a Nurse Taught Me About ALS Up Close

Jeanine Ronniger ALS baseball card
By Jeanine Ronniger, Senior Director of Project Management in CNS,

June 2 is Lou Gehrig Day, dedicated to promoting awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At Worldwide Clinical Trials, our CNS experts are sharing their reflections on the importance of ALS research and what gives them hope for the future. In this piece, Jeanine Ronniger, Senior Director of Project Management in CNS, shares how her experiences in nursing motivated her to move into ALS research.

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ALS: The Emotional Cost to Patients and Their Physicians

Debby Martin ALS baseball card
By Debby Martin, Senior Director Project Management, Neuroscience,

June 2 is Lou Gehrig Day, dedicated to promoting awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At Worldwide Clinical Trials, our CNS experts are sharing their reflections on the importance of ALS research and what gives them hope for the future. In this piece, Debby Martin, Senior Director of Project Management in Neuroscience, reflects on the emotional cost of ALS to patients, their caregivers, and their physicians.

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Lupus: Learning From Our Successes and Our Failures

Professor Nemanja Damjanov
By Professor Nemanja Damjanov, M.D., Ph.D., of Belgrade University School of Medicine,

May is Lupus Awareness Month, an opportunity for patients, caregivers, physicians, and researchers to share their experiences with the disease in an effort to increase awareness and advance therapeutic research. In this piece, Nemanja Damjanov, M.D., Ph.D., reflects on his work in lupus research in a career that spans almost four decades.

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