Sep 21, 2020, 7:52 AM
“We are excited to add our collaborator Dr. Robert Bowser to our advisory board. Bob is a worldwide leader in ALS biomarker development. His expertise will be critical as we look to validate key, CNS-specific, mechanistic biomarkers for our PIKFYVE programs,” said Sam Alworth, co-founder and chief executive officer of AcuraStem.
AcuraStem CEO to Present at Translational Solutions’ Virtual Investor and Innovator Conference on Accelerating Innovations and Investments in Rare and Orphan Diseases in Partnership with the Keiretsu Forum Canada and Episome
Jun 22, 2020, 9:31 AM
Sam Alworth, has been invited to present at Translational Solutions’ Virtual Investor...
AcuraStem Team Participates as Mentor Sponsors at the 10th Annual ALS Research Summit in Los Angeles, CA
Feb 4, 2020, 9:53 PM
The California ALS Research Summit held on Jan 24-25, 2020 was the tenth annual gathering of researchers, investigators, clinicians, biotech companies, government representatives, partner organizations, and advocates in ALS and related fields in the State of California. AcuraStem was proud to be on hand as mentor sponsors.
Nov 8, 2019, 6:00 PM
Nov 8-10, 2019, Shanghai, China: Co-Founders Sam Alworth and Dr. Qing Liu will be speaking on November 9th, 2019 at this prestigious summit for innovators on the "Future of Drug Discovery for CNS Indications."
AcuraStem Partners with Team Nanci and The ALS Association Golden West Chapter at LA Walk to Defeat ALS
Nov 7, 2019, 12:08 AM
AcuraStem was honored to once again partner with Team Nanci and the ALS Association Golden West Chapter in the fight against ALS as a sponsor of the 17th Annual Los Angeles County Walk to Defeat ALS® on Sunday, November 3, at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.
Nov 3, 2019, 5:51 PM
Nov 3rd, 2019, Walk to Defeat ALS, Golden West Chapter: Team AcuraStem is fundraising for Team Nanci and the whole team will walk in LA on November 3rd. Come by our booth!
Oct 26, 2019, 5:32 PM
October 26th, 2019, UCLA California NanoSystems Institute: CEO, Co-Founder Sam Alworth Presenting at the 5th Annual BCLA Biotech Summit "Mapping out LA’s Biotech Landscape"
AcuraStem Triggers $3M Phase II Fast Track SBIR Grant to Accelerate Preclinical Development of its AS-1 Program for ALS
Oct 22, 2019, 6:47 PM
AcuraStem announced today that the company has triggered Phase II funding worth $3 million from its Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant awarded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Sep 18, 2019, 3:09 PM
One of the compounds in a series under development by AcuraStem for ALS, was administered to a neuronal cell line derived from a patient with CMT2A, and showed improved cell survival resulting in the identification as a promising new, preclinical drug candidate for CMT2A
Jan 15, 2019, 11:20 AM
MDA has awarded an MVP grant totaling $300,000 over two years to AcuraStem to support preclinical development of a novel small molecule therapeutic for ALS.