Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? Wonder where the $$$ went?? #TBT

Around this time last year, all of your news and social media feeds were probably covered with people doing or talking about the ALS ice bucket challenge (Throwback Thursday to CauseScience challenges). What ever happened to the hundreds of millions … Continue reading

My Ice Bucket Challenge for basic science research! #science #StephanieGupton @NIH

This is my ice bucket. I use my ice bucket to do genetics. Mostly I keep DNA cold while prepping it, modifying it, and analyzing it. I then use this DNA to manipulate neurons in the genetic model organism C. elegans. This allows … Continue reading

CauseScience: Ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Thanks for nominating me Pinar! I nominate Kevin and Sam! More info on the Ice bucket challenge here, at the ALSA website The challenge involves people getting doused with buckets of ice water on video, posting that video to social … Continue reading

#Science Quotable: Senator Cory Booker champions for increase in @NIH funding #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Yet while consciousness and money are being raised for ALS, we as a nation are diminishing our overall commitment to medical research while spending more and more to treat these terrible diseases. Funding to the National Institutes of Health, the … Continue reading

If you support scientific research, then Stephanie Gupton’s #ALSIceBucketChallenge is the best one yet!! #science

Stephanie Gupton, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology & Physiology at UNC, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but in a very different way and for very different reasons. While CauseScience fully supports the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, we have … Continue reading

#ALSIceBucketChallenge has raised over $88.5 million for ALSA, averaging $9 million per day!!!

  The ALS Association (ALSA) reports that they have raised $88.5 million from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The viral marketing campaign has taken over social media, raising not only money for ALS research and care, but also awareness of the … Continue reading

Ohio diocese is against #ALS #IceBucketChallenge for ALSA due to stem cell studies #ridiculous #headslap

Apparently not everyone is happy about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and the more than 30 million dollars it raised for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Apparently, a Catholic diocese in Ohio disagrees with the fact that ALSA funds research involving embryonic … Continue reading

Update: #ALS #IceBucketChallenge has raised more than $22 million raised #CrazyAwesome

Our post yesterday, ‘Despite Naysayers, #ALS #IceBucketChallenge raises awareness… and a buttload of money #$15Million‘, now needs an update since the amount of money raised for the Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association continues to skyrocket. Daily News reports that ALSA now reports that … Continue reading