ALS (Lou Gehrig’s diseas) is perhaps the most debilitating diseases on earth. Its mortality rate can range but most die within five years of diagnosis. After the famed ice bucket challenge, public awareness of the disease increased.

I caught Reply All 85 this morning on my run. I’ve always been a fan of this podcast and there is one particular episode that brought me to tears months back (I’ll save that one for another time-I post daily so have to save some material). Here, everyone should thank the doctor for taking a different approach to clinical trials, experimentation, and doing whatever it takes X-Files style to find a cure. God speed.