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How the ice bucket challenge led to an ALS research breakthrough - The Guardian

Not only has research funded by the stunt uncovered a gene variant associated with ALS, it has also demonstrated the huge value of scientific collaboration. Ian Sample and Nicky Woolf. Wed 27 Jul 2016 14.27 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 16.35 ...and more »

Ice Bucket Challenge funds major breakthrough in ALS research - The Independent

Cynics may have dismissed the Ice Bucket Challenge campaign as a stunt, but it helped fund research that has led to an important breakthrough. A study given $1m (£760,000) raised by the ALS Association's campaign has led to the discovery of a gene that ...and more »

Remember the ice bucket challenge? It just funded an ALS breakthrough - The Guardian

The ALS Association says money raised by viral charity challenge, dismissed as 'slacktivism' by many, has helped identify a new gene associated with the disease. Nicky Woolf in San Francisco. @nickywoolf. Tue 26 Jul 2016 21.39 EDT Last modified on Wed ...and more »

Health Buzz: Ice Bucket Challenge Helps Identify ALS Gene - U.S. News & World Report

Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? Apparently, the viral money- and awareness-grabbing videos that drowned your newsfeeds in 2014 were worth it. The campaign raised enough funds to make an important research breakthrough: identifying a new ALS gene ...and more »

The 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Helped Scientists Discover a New Gene Tied to ALS - New York Times

It turns out those much-mocked Ice Bucket Challenge videos helped do a lot of good. Two summers ago, the challenge, designed to raise money for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, took the internet by storm ...and more »

Ice Bucket Challenge Funds New ALS Gene Discovery - Popular Science

Two years after millions of people dumped ice over their heads, the money they raised for the nerve disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has funded a new discovery. Scientists used donations from the ice bucket challenge to identify a new gene ...and more »

Ice Bucket Challenge Credited with ALS Breakthrough - Scientific American

(Reuters) - The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral two years ago, raising hundreds of millions of dollars, has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers say. The challenge involved ...and more »

The ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' actually worked - MarketWatch

All those buckets of ice dumped on everyone — from celebrities to your mom — in 2014's viral “Ice Bucket Challenge” craze were actually worth something. The $115 million donated in the eight-week period of the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014 led to a ...and more »

The Ice Bucket Challenge has just funded an 'exciting' ALS breakthrough -

Remember the summer of 2014 when everyone was pouring buckets of freezing water over their heads for the Ice Bucket Challenge? You couldn't scroll through your Facebook feed without seeing videos of family, friends and celebrities taking part in the ...and more »

The ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' is working - Washington Post

Maybe you did it, pouring a bucket of ice water on your head in order to raise money for charity. Maybe you hated the viral phenomenon with a burning passion. But no matter how you felt about the “Ice Bucket Challenge” when it took over the Internet in ...and more »