The ALS Association

The ALS Association Research Program

TREAT ALS: Translational Research Advancing Therapy for ALS

ALS Research Pipeline: Laboratory Research - Drug Development -Therapy
Peer reviewed and internationally recognized for leadership in ALS Research

Translational Research Advancing Therapy for ALS
Capitalizes on scientific and technological progress to accelerate drug discovery and realize effective new therapies for ALS independently and collaboratively. Rapid preclinical drug development of lead compounds ready for FDA approved clinical trials in patients.

Scientific Workshops and Symposia
Bringing together ALS researchers and non-ALS investigators, government, non profit, academia and industry to explore specific ALS-relevant topics and generate original new research ideas at ALSA sponsored workshops and symposia.

The Milton Safenowitz Post Doctoral Fellowship for ALS Research Awards
A unique opportunity for recently graduated scientists to be on the cutting edge of scientific discovery and to encourage bright young investigators to enter the field of ALS - One call for abstracts per year issued on the 1st December. $50,000 per year for 2 years.

Investigator Initiated Research Awards
Two calls for abstracts per year issued on the 1st December and the 1st June.

  • Starter Awards: $40,000 for Investigators new to ALS, Pilot Studies by established ALS investigators; studies by senior post doctoral fellows in ALS proposing innovative and novel projects with relevance to ALS.
  • Multi-Year Awards: $80,000 per year for 1 to 3 years for established ALS investigators proposing research of high scientific merit and relevance to ALS.

ALSA Initiated Research
The ALS Association defined areas of specific focus for research with research experts in their respective fields invited to submit proposals.

The Sheila Essey Award
The ALS Association, in partnership with the American Academy of Neurology, inaugurated the Sheila Essey Award for ALS Research to acknowledge and honor an individual who is making significant contributions. The award must be used specifically for continuing his/her ALS research. Funding of the award is made possible through The Essey Family Fund and The ALS Association.

TREAT ALS Clinical Researcher Award
In partnership with the American Academy of Neurology seeks to foster young clinician-scientists who have demonstrated potential to contribute significantly to ALS treatment.

 To learn more about the current grant round and The ALS Association  call~203 641 1158

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