Prize4Life Launches $1 million Prize for ALS Research

HBS Student and Alum to launch a $1 million prize for the discovery of a bio-marker for ALS. Prize4Life Inc., the non-profit organization founded by Avi Kremer (OI) and Nathan Boaz (MBA 2006) announced on November 6 that it will launch a $1 million prize for scientists and researchers who discover a bio-marker for Amyotrophic… Continue reading Prize4Life Launches $1 million Prize for ALS Research

A Profile in Courage: EC Returns to Fight for Life

Aristotle wrote, “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” This is certainly true for second-year student Avi Kremer (OI) who recently made the brave decision to return to HBS despite his mounting battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS is the same fatal neurodegenerative disorder that killed… Continue reading A Profile in Courage: EC Returns to Fight for Life

NI Raises Money, Awareness to Fight ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that attacks motor neurons and can quickly lead to paralysis. Currently there is no cure for ALS and the pharmaceutical industry considers it to be an “orphan disease” as the afflicted population is too small for profitable investments in… Continue reading NI Raises Money, Awareness to Fight ALS