Contributions to the PinStripes Fund benefit the Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MD Center at Carolinas Medical Center. Donations underwrite initiatives of the ALS Center that directly affect the comprehensive care of its patients and further advance treatment programs. By supporting the PinStripes Fund, donors play a key role in sustaining the research advances critical to improving and expanding treatment options and provide direct assistance to ALS patients and their families. Make a donation today through our secure online donation form.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting close to 30,000 patients and families in the United States. The Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MD Center has feveloped a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program that provides the full spectrum of medical, physical, and emotional support for patients and family members dealing with ALS.
The Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MD Center is regarded as one of the premier programs for the study and treatment of ALS. The Center focuses on education, research, medical treatment, physical therapy, and rehabilitation services to help patients manage the physical weakness and functional disabilities caused by the disease. The Center participates in the most current clinical trials, emphasizing research in novel pharmacological treatments and physical interventions, as well as new methods for evaluating and managing ALS patients.
The Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MD Center welcomes contributions in honor or in memory of a family member, friend, physician, or other caregiver. In these cases, the name of the honoree should be included with your gift.