stephen2Thank you for visiting the WillWinAgainstALS website. We are developing this site for friends and family, to help keep you informed about the latest news on Stephen and on ALS, to tell you what you can do to help, and to share some of what we have learned.

The Wayland Library’s Great Presenters Series:  Stephen Winthrop & M. Jane Williamson:  “MAKING A LASTING SPLASH AFTER THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE OF 2014” presented at the Wayland Library, November 7, 2017

Video of their talk is available online here

Fundraising for ALS. Stephen and Jane have raised money for a number of ALS organizations.  If you would like to make a donation in honor of Stephen, they ask that you choose one of these two:


Donations to the Winthrop Family Scholar Fund in ALS Research support:

  1. Basic scientific research at the lab level.
  2. Translational research, i.e. translating lab level findings to pre-clinical trials in patients.
  3. Clinical trials with ALS patients, both observational and interventional.

The ALS Association is fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front, leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships.



Stephen and Jane and family are featured in this MGH article A Family Takes On ALS.  Stephen and Jane have inspired many others, and this story has been viewed by more readers than any other in the history of the MGH magazine.