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WELCOME TO THE ANGEL FUND FOR ALS RESEARCH

The Angel Fund for ALS Research (Angel Fund, Inc.) is an independent non-profit charity (04-3478977) dedicated to supporting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) investigations at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research at UMass Medical School in Worcester, MA, internationally recognized for its ground-breaking work in the fight against this devastating illness.

The Angel Fund is special.

We are not a national charity – we are local. We have very low overhead and administrative costs.

Why are they so passionate?

Because most have lived through the heartbreak of seeing their loved one live with ALS and lose their battle to this horrific disease.


Dr. Daryl Bosco named Co-Scientific Advisor

Dr. Daryl Bosco has loined The Angel Fund as Co-Scientific Advisor. Dr. Bosco will join Dr. Robert H. Brown, Jr.in this position.

Our mission is to support ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research and scientific investigations at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory by raising funds through events, campaigns, foundation grants and numerous other community outreach activities, to aid in finding a cause, treatment and cure for ALS.

Our Non-Profit Setup

Our offices are located in the law firm of Nigro Pettipet and Lucas, courtesy of Directors Jan and Eugene Nigro. Angel Fund President Rich Kennedy and the board members are not paid. As a result, it means we have very low overhead and administrative costs so more money goes to research. We are proud to say that 92% of funds expended goes to research.

  • No rent
  • No utility bills
  • No high paid executives

FDA clears investigational new drug application for ALS gene therapy candidate

By UMass Medical School Communications

 

Apic Bio, a gene therapy company developing treatment options for patients with rare genetic diseases and co-founded by UMass Medical School’s Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, announced that the FDA has cleared its investigational new drug (IND) application for APB-102, a gene therapy candidate designed to treat a common cause of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Latest Blog Entries

May 24, 2019
News

Ratt Racers Running Club

“4,288,416…. That’s approximately how many feet Rich “Ratt” Kennedy has covered on The Boston Marathon course over 31 years. As the president of The Angel Fund for ALS research, Ratt has worked relentlessly to raise money and awareness to cure the disease that took both his father and his brother. Unfortunately, while training for his […]

April 16, 2018
News

Rich Kennedy – Someone You Should Know

Rich Kennedy – Someone You Should Know Angel Fund Honorary Chair interviewed Angel Fund President Rich Kennedy. Rich Kennedy Rich Kennedy – Boston Marathoner – living with ALS Angel Fund President Rich Kennedy has run the Boston Marathon for 31 years. Training for his 32nd Marathon, his left foot dropped. He knew what it meant. […]

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