Believe...Pick a stronger word than Hope...Cure.
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Blais,
My name is Miles Lyon and I am the student in Dr. Milligan’s lab who is working on the completion of the Hsp70 project. While I know Dr. Milligan does her best to update you with the…
Your donation dollars go directly to supporting ALS research. One means of support is through the Blazeman Post-Doc position at Brandeis University. Training the next generation of ALS researchers is instrumental for finding a cure.
Blazeman Foundation for ALS, (Postdoctoral Fellow)...will be looking at the role of the protein ( TDP-43 ) in ALS. …Continue
Tuesday, June 27th, 2006
I have covered a lot of incredible moments in sports over the years including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, US Opens, Final Fours, Tours de France and ten Ironmans, but your performance in 2005's race was the most incredible I've ever…Continue
Dr. Rodal’s lab continues to investigate how TDP-43 leads to growth signaling defects in the fruit fly model as well as continuing to pursue the role of calcium channels in their mammalian models of ALS. Their progress report summarizes the past four years of research supported by the BMF and gives a look into next steps (how relevant are these pathways for progression of cellular pathology in…Continue
Jon Blais: challenged ALS, raged against the dying of the light...he fought his "good fight"...his (WarOnALS)...he won his FREEDOM..
10 yrs to this day at 8:30 p.m. (est)...Tim Carlson described his "good fight" with theses words...Mary Ann and I have read them...and are extremely greatfull for this "kindness", thank you, Tim...bmom and bdad...Jon's mom and dad.
"The most important thing in life…
Being that the baseball season is now upon us, please allow me to share the most wonderful and uplifting comments we recieved a few years back...it remembers Jon...thank you Mary Ann for the kindness and your inspiring words...
“I first saw your incredible story while watching the 2005 Ironman. As an avid baseball history fan I consider Lou Gehrig one of the greatest because he was likely the first to…
The Mulligan Lab is currently completing treatments of the SOD1G93A mouse model of ALS with four different doses of the Hsp70 protein and hopes to have the dose response study complete by the end of March/mid-April. With positive results (hopefully), our ALS scientists and clinicians will begin to design initial clinical trials in patients.…Continue
Added by blazedad on December 22, 2016 at 5:02pm — No Comments
As the year closes down, thoughts of loved ones come to mind..."Christmas" is felt everwhere...what gifts would we all like?...what could we share that would affect many..."health and happines"...for some, the thought of a world free from ALS..."so others may and would live"...that fills our thoughts always, and we know that only by and with you is it possible..."research into this disease is key"...so, if your thoughts are to support all kinds of endeavors in these areas...we thank…Continue
"Athlete Roll"...a call for Freedom...(from ALS)...listen, this is the "echo" that is present in the WarOnALS...remembering that Jon's Foundation and all "warriors" (raise awareness...support research...and continue to seek a meaningful treatment and cure)...thank you, "the-blazeman", (alswarriorpoet-spirit)...and all poets, poet-spirits, their families and friends...G-D bless, bmom and bdad...BF-ALS...@…Continue
Added by blazedad on November 18, 2016 at 1:18pm — No Comments
Robert Blais... If you will allow me to add a thought...it is really what Jon spoke to in 2006, something that he discovered as he raced his own races and participated with athletes in a sport that they and he loved...when racing for a "cause", whatever it was, the race was never defined by PR...DNF...for he knew, whatever the outcome...he could not have a bad race...something bigger than himself was the purpose...thus, in 2006 when he asked the multi-sport community to join…Continue
"Believe...Pick a Stronger word than Hope...Cure", "the-blazeman", (alswarriorpoet-spirit).
Posted on September 18, 2016
An update on the…
Added by blazedad on September 19, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments
As He is and will forever be remembered..."Competitor #179"..."the-blazeman"...(alswarriorpoet)...now an (alswarriorpoet-spirit)...FREEDOM!!!
2008 Giant Steps Award – A Hero Amongst Us(NCAS) http://grfx.cstv.com/.../sports/w-baskbl/auto_pdf/NSAD.pdf
A Brandeis researcher found and fixed an abnormality in flies’ nervous system, restoring their ability to crawl. Understanding what goes wrong inside nerve cells could have implications for human…Continue
"The discovery represents a significant breakthrough in our understanding of what goes wrong in ALS when signals…
"Answers are found in the (basic science of the disease)...Robert Blais, Our foundation's support has and is around "basic science research", this is where the discoveries are found, then the practical application may be applied...a # of genes have been "isolated"...now the triggers of theses genes in terms of "turing on" the cause of what develops afterwood...so, "we must continue the good fight"...FREEDOM...(from ALS)...thank you all who are working towards a solution...G-D…Continue