Articles by author: José Cofiño

On Fear, Anger and Living the Moment

On Fear, Anger and Living the Moment
By José Cofiño on Mar 13, 2015 at 11:12 AM in Overcoming Adversity

Anger stems from living in the past, fear from living in the future. Joy is found on being fully present in very instant in which one is living.

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Franchising World Article - José Cofiño & ALS

Franchising World Article - José Cofiño & ALS
By José Cofiño on Mar 07, 2015 at 09:48 AM in Overcoming Adversity

With everything that had happened early in my life, there was sense of needing to do something which mattered. Perhaps it would be through business, but I was wrong.

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ALS - Nobody Wants This Exclusive Club

By José Cofiño on Feb 25, 2015 at 01:30 PM in Living With ALS

I belong to a club to which nobody wants to belong. The dues are incredibly high. “A pound of flesh” doesn’t begin to describe them.

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How Stephen Hawking Has Lived With ALS for Decades

How Stephen Hawking Has Lived With ALS for Decades
By José Cofiño on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:33 AM in Living With ALS

Stephen Hawking, living with ALS for decades, has given rise to one of the most striking contrasts of pop science. There is Stephen Hawking’s atrophied frame, slack-jawed expression and slumped shoulders. And there is Hawking’s unmatched mind, inhabiting the stars.

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ALSA, GM604 and Right-to-Try - Open, Honest Discussion Needed

ALSA, GM604 and Right-to-Try - Open, Honest Discussion Needed
By José Cofiño on Feb 08, 2015 at 11:05 AM in Living With ALS

Open and honest discussions are essential in the discovery of fact and the forming of opinion. This is crucial if we are going to find solutions for ALS.

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ALS- Living Life Fast

ALS- Living Life Fast
By José Cofiño on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:18 AM in Living With ALS

Some thoughts about living with ALS: Living life fast, fully and in a sharing manner.

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BeyondALS: Snorkeling in Las Catalinas, Costa Rica

BeyondALS: Snorkeling in Las Catalinas, Costa Rica
By José Cofiño on Jan 15, 2015 at 03:34 PM in Living With ALS

I went snorkeling in Costa Rica last week. An event not covered by media, even the plethora of cameras our group used to document an amazing week in Central America.

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Beverly Hills Courier - Augie's Quest Traditions of Hope Gala 2014

Beverly Hills Courier - Augie's Quest Traditions of Hope Gala 2014
By José Cofiño on Oct 31, 2014 at 03:36 PM in Overcoming Adversity

This year’s annual Tradition of Hope Gala, which was held Saturday evening at The Beverly Hilton, raised over $900,000 for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research.

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Augie's Quest & ALS-TDI - A Tradition of Hope

Augie's Quest & ALS-TDI - A Tradition of Hope
By José Cofiño on Oct 25, 2014 at 07:26 PM in Overcoming Adversity

See José's personal video: Living with ALS and the research leading to treatments and a cure.

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Genervon Announces ALS and PD Phase 2a Trial Results

By José Cofiño on Oct 20, 2014 at 05:36 PM in ALS Research

Genervon Biopharmaceuticals LLC (“Genervon”) today announced that it has completed the analysis of its Phase 2a double blinded, randomized, placebo controlled clinical trials of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (“ALS”) and Parkinson’s disease for its drug candidate GM6.

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