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Special Events

2019 Walk to Defeat ALS Indiana

Join the ALS Community in Indianapolis, Evansville and Ft. Wayne.  Registration IS NOW OPEN

Terre Haute - Saturday, August 24, 2019 / Veterans Memorial Park - Fight 4 My Mom ALS Walk/The ALS Association Indiana Chapter 

Indianapolis - Saturday, September 21, 2019 / White River State Park

Evansville - Saturday, September 28, 2019 / Tropicana Evansville

Ft. Wayne - Saturday, October 12, 2019 / NEW LOCATION - Parkview Stadium, TinCaps 

4th Annual Cruisin to a Cure for ALS in Memory of Carlos Lawrence Car Show

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, May 3, 2020

Location: Lawrenceburg, IN (Downtown)

For more information contact Alicia Frank, Manager of Fundraising and Special Events,317-915-9888 EXT. 8


ALS Research Update 2020

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Featuring Suma Badu, MBBS, MPH - Massachusetts General Hospital

Location: IU Neuorscience Center Indianapolis, IN

Our Research Update provides a platform for patients, families and the community to learn about and discuss current trends in ALS treatment and research. This is a free event with complimentary dinner and the opportunity to meet vendors and supporters of the ALS Association Indaina Chapter who are working to improve the lives of all those affected by ALS. 

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For more information or to purchase a sponsorship or vendor booth contact Judith Williams, 317-915-9888 EXT. 9. 

Suma Babu, MBBS, MPH

Suma Badu 2020 Research Update

Dr. Babu is a board-certified neurologist and neuromuscular specialist and serve as a Physician Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and as Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Her career goal is to develop innovative molecular outcome measures to determine target engagement and dose-selection in early phase II clinical trials in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a fatal disease with a huge unmet need for effective disease modifying therapeutic options and reliable molecular, imaging and electrophysiological outcome measures for patient stratification and measuring treatment responses in clinical trials. She has over 6 years of hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating motor neuron disease patients. She serves as the site principal investigator for several multi-center Phase I, II and III clinical trials in ALS.

She contributes to ALS research in a highly resourceful and multi-disciplinary collaborative environment at the Sean M Healy & AMG Center for ALS at MGH, in close collaboration with global leaders in the field of ALS research.

She has extensive training in clinical and translational research, including a Master’s in Public Health (University of Maryland School of Public Health), Clinical and Translational Research Academy certificate program (Harvard Medical school), and the NIH-NINDS clinical trials methodology course. She has over five years of post-medical degree clinical and translational research experience at MGH (2016-Present), as well as previously at Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2011-2015) and University of Maryland School of Public Health (2006-2009).



Bob Kravitz ALS Golf Outing

SAVE THE DATE: June 2020

For more information on how to volunteer, participate, or sponsor, Contact For more information contact Alicia Frank, Manager of Fundraising and Special Events,317-915-9888 EXT. 8



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