New support service for healthcare professionals

ALS Society of Quebec launches the Exchange teleconferences
ALS Society of Quebec in partnership with the Island of Montreal ALS committee recently launched the Exchange, a series of free teleconferences designed to provide information and facilitate discussions between health professionals caring for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Held

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CLSC and ALS Society of Quebec standing by to help

 
Lean On Me
It’s no secret navigating the health care system can be challenging.  It’s like a giant maze with care offered over here, equipment available over there, and support services provided someplace else. It can be confusing, frustrating and completely overwhelming especially if you or a loved one

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Dr. Heather Durham dedicates life to studying ALS

Research is in her blood
Heather Durham, PhD won’t be paddling off in a kayak any time soon.  The researcher who focuses primarily on understanding amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has no intention of hanging up her lab coat when she turns 65, the traditional age of retirement.  While she might enjoy

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Montreal hosts 2nd Quebec-France ALS/FTD conference

 
Dr. Heather Durham, PhD, researcher and professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) of McGill University is co-organizer of the 2nd Quebec-France ALS/FTD conference to be held at the MNI, March 20-21, 2014. The inaugural conference was held in 2012 at the Institute du cerveau et de la moelle

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