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ALS Society of Canada

The ALS Society of Canada, founded in 1977, is a national voluntary health organization committed to the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and to provide support for those living with ALS. ALS Canada is committed to supporting research towards a cure for ALS, supporting the local ALS societies in their provision of quality care for persons living with ALS, and creating public awareness of ALS and its impact. The mission of the ALS Society of Canada is to fund research for a cure for ALS. From 2000, ALS Canada has been one of the partners of the Neuromuscular Research Partnership (NRP), which is an alliance between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) and ALS Canada. The Neuromuscular Research Partnership makes grants available for research into the causes, treatments, and eventually the cure for neuromuscular disorders. ALS Canada is currently funding a national clinical trial, which aims to affirm the effectiveness of lithium in slowing the progression of ALS in patients in the early stages of the disease. At nearly $1,000,000, the lithium trial is ALS Canada’s largest research investment to date. The lithium trial is being managed by a consortium of ALS clinicians in Canada called the Canadian ALS Clinical Trials and Research Network. The trial is the first joint effort between Canadian ALS Clinical Trials and Research Network and the Northeastern ALS Consortium in the United States.

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There are numerous Immunology Societies worldwide, both national and international. However, ESCV stands out to be one of the most renowned societies both in Europe or worldwide.  Some of These societies are working on specific topics such as HIV/AIDS, medical virology, Immunopathology, Oncogenic viruses, dietary supplements etc. Some of the Immunology Societies in different parts of the world are as follows:

European Immunology Societies : Many Immunology Societies in Europe are contributing towards Nutritional research activities through their annual congress, journal and newsletters. Majority of these European Immunology Societies and Associations are located in and around UK, England.

USA Immunology Societies: USA is considered to be the hub of research. There are several societies working on different field, out of which almost over 50 American Immunology Societies and associations are present.  These societies and association are located in major cities in USA.

Asia Pacific Immunology Societies:  There are few Asian Immunology Societies working on immunological study of viral diseases. These associations are situated mostly in Japan, Singapore, India and China. These societies were established in different time periods by eminent Immunology experts and scientists working in this field.

Middle East Immunology Societies: In Middle East very few Immunology Societies are present. These societies are organizing annual and biannual Immunology Societies Annual Conferences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Immunology Societies in Middle East are involved with medical virology, Immunopathology HIV/AIDS study.

Immunology Societies Conferences: There are around 50 -100 Immunology societies Meetings and conferences which are scheduled by these societies for the year 2016 and 2017 in different parts of the globe. These international Immunology Conferences and Immunology Societies Annual Meetings are intended to bring together all the recent researches, new innovations and findings in a global platform.