A Star-Studded Evening To Fight Disease
February 11, 2016
Watch As Stars Like Ben Stiller Support Project A.L.S.
Project A.L.S., founded by Jenifer Estess, is a non-profit organization devoted to understanding, treating, and ultimately, curing ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) — also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that (combined with the closely-related Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease) are a 21st Century health crisis. In ten years, 1-in-25 American’s will be affected with a neurodegenerative disease.
The evening honored Project A.L.S. co-chair F. Jonathan Dracos for his achievements in Leadership and also presented the Inaugural Tom Kirchoff Family Post-Doctoral Fellowship. The evening was topped off with a celebrity version of the “Family Feud.” The “Tomorrow is Tonight” event at Cipriani netted over $1 million for research.
The Balancing Act Goes Behind the Scenes with the creative team of “Love Never Dies.” It’s the sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, “The Phantom of The Opera.” Set 10 years later, the Phantom has escaped from Paris to New York’s Coney Island. He has finally found a place for his music to soar, all […]
Every 4 minutes someone dies of a stroke. Anyone can have a stroke. Everyone should be ready. But did you know 80% of strokes are preventable? The letters in “FAST” can be used to spot stroke signs and also let you know when it’s time to call 9-1-1. “F”-Face Drooping: does one side of your […]
Primary Periodic Paralysis (PPP) is a rare condition that causes attacks that affect your muscles, resulting in extreme muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, most often with an inability to stand independently, or even sit up. Primary periodic paralysis is not just one condition, but a group of inherited neuromuscular disorders. Although this condition is very […]