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Our unique approach

From harnessing innovative ideas, to translating concepts to therapies, to advancing treatments to people living with ALS – The ALS Association’s collaborative and global approach to funding research continues to lead to significant discoveries by top ALS scientists around the world.

Researchers

Expediting the discovery of treatments and a cure

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With the world’s largest ALS research program, The ALS Association is active in more than 150 labs around the globe. Meet the scientists and view an interactive map to learn more about the projects that your support makes possible!

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Scientific focus areas critical to ALS research

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Biomarkers. Nanotechnology. Disease mechanisms. Precision medicine. Drug development and more. The ALS Association supports a wide breadth of specific fields of study that are critical to advancing ALS research.

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Championing patient care

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People living with ALS are at the center of everything we do, and must receive the best care and support possible until there's a cure.

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Driving research progress three unique ways

Maximizing investments

We secure matching gifts to double and even triple your investment in research.

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Attracting young bright scientists

We provide fellowship grants to keep the best scientists focused on ALS throughout their careers.

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Inspiring partnerships

We drive collaboration among non-profits, academia, industry and government.

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Bringing the world's ALS scientists together

Scientific review panels

Lucie Bruijn, Ph.D., M.B.A

Chief Scientist of The ALS Association, Washington, D.C.

Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS

Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

Strategic meetings

Fred Gage, Ph.D.

Adler Professor, Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif.

Global collaborations

Sabrina Paganoni, M.D.

Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

Ammar Al-Chalabi, M.D.

Professor of Neurology and Complex Genetics, King’s College London

Merit Cudkowicz, M.D., MSc

Director of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) MDA ALS Clinic, Boston

Frank Walsh, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO, Ossianix Inc., University City Science Center, Philadelphia, Pa.

Shared data & samples

Jane Huggins, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

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