ALS Double Play’s pledge of $150,000 to the University of Toronto will be for the benefit of the student award program for research fellows at the Tanz Centre for Neurodegenerative Research at the Faculty of Medicine.
Christopher Chiu Fellowship for ALS Research
L-R: Alex & Alicia Chiu (Christopher's parents), Cherrie Chiu (ALSDP Executive Director), Barb Ryner (ALSDP Director), Alex Bilton (ALSDP Director), Sean Gladney (ALSDP Director), Dr. Philip McGoldrick (Christopher Chiu Fellowship recipient), Dr. Janice Robertson (Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, University of Toronto).
The Fellowship will be named after ALS Double Play’s past president and inspiration, Christopher Chiu, “The Christopher Chiu Fellowship for ALS Research.”
The University is responsible for the management of the fund and will provide an annual report to ALS Double Play during the fellowship pledge including the name of the recipient of the fellowship.
For more information regarding the Tanz Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Dr. Phillip McGoldrick click here.