About ALS

Börje Salming ALS Foundation is here to help and support, regardless if you are newly diagnosed, a relative, caregiver or someone who would like to learn more about ALS.

How we fight ALS

Private funding is essential for advancing ALS research and finding a cure.

Ulf Hedin, research coordinator at Börje Salming ALS Foundation as well as professor and chief physician in vascular surgery at Karolinska Institutet, explains why ALS research is not granted public funding, unlike diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a neurodegenerative disease which results in progressive loss of motor neurons that control voluntary muscles. Continue reading to learn more about ALS.

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The Börje Salming ALS Foundation contributes to finding a curative treatment for ALS