Ignite Magazine | Fall 2017

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W H E N S TO P P I N G P RO G R E S S I S A G O O D T H I N G

A FOCUS ON GIVING TO FOCUSED RESEARCH

“We’re plagued in this country with cancer and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.”

Alan Woll

Alan Woll has Parkinson’s and his wife, Janice, has Alzheimer’s.

“Research is needed and researchers need funding.’’

Woll gets frustrated that he has many debilitating issues. He falls and Janice forgets. Both do so, easily. Neurodegenerative diseases are expected to increase by nearly 400% over the next 25 years. The last drug introduced to treat Parkinson’s was developed over 40 years ago. Woll knows a cure is not going to happen today or tomorrow, but he wants to help reduce debilitation now. With its focused research on neurodegenerative disease and aging, NEOMED is advancing science to be able to stop the progression of Parkinson’s.

The Woll family has made a generous commitment to fund high-risk, high-reward neurodegenerative disease and aging research. Together, the Wolls are helping NEOMED Shine On. NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIC AL UNIVERSITY

To learn how you can help NEOMED Shine On, call Daniel Blain at 330.325.6261.

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