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Global News Morning BC

This past month Global News has been taking a closer look at the fatal neurological disorder ALS. It's a devastating diagnosis not only for a patient but also for their family and support network. A Vancouver man shares the story of his brother's loss to spread the word about Project Hope and the clinical research launched at UBC.

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Global News

Fans across the province are hoping the Canucks wrap things up Friday night in their series with the Nashville Predators. And one of those fans is a long-time supporter who epitomizes hope. Jason Pires has her story.

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Global NEWS Morning BC

Project Hope has officially launched at UBC. The new research centre and treatment clinic will soon be up and running on campus, offering people living with ALS in British Columbia a beacon of hope. Jason Pires sat down with the lead professor of research at the unveiling of the centre for more information on the work being done.

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Global NEWS Morning BC

Brad MacKenzie was a tireless advocate for people with ALS right up until his passing, from the disease, earlier this year. Jason Pires speaks with his mother Rose about Brad’s fight for more research into a cure for the disease.

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ALS Society of BC Recognized as Major Donor to UBC’s Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

A center of interdisciplinary neuroscience that integrates foundational and clinical research.

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PROJECT HOPE: A Beacon of Light in the Fight Against ALS

Under Dr. Erik Pioro's leadership, PROJECT HOPE aims to revolutionize ALS care and research in British Columbia.

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Letter of Support from Member of the Legislative Assembly, Adam Walker

The ALS Society of BC is seeking the BC Government to match funds raised for their PROJECT HOPE initiative.

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Letter of Support from Member of Parliament, Todd Doherty

Strong support for $10 million in funding for PROJECT HOPE'S second phase.

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Global NEWS Morning BC

Jason Pires talks with Dr. Erik Pioro, the new lead professor in ALS research at UBC, about how new research could lead to lifechanging treatments for people with ALS.

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Global NEWS Morning BC

Jason Pires joins ALS patient Darryl Borsato as he undergoes specialized treatment at VGH.

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Jason Pires sits down with Dr. Andrew Eisen, whose career has been defined by groundbreaking ALS research and advocacy for patients

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Jason Pires speaks with Michelle McGregor as she comes to terms with her ALS diagnosis while continuing to lead a non-profit organization.

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Vancouver Sun

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Dr. Erik P. Pioro will lead PROJECT HOPE for ALS Society of BC

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ALS NEWS TODAY

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More HOPE on the way for ALS patients