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Past Recipients

Michael Benatar, MBChB, Ph.D., FAAN
Award: 2006 Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: Emory University
Mentor: Jonathan D. Glass, M.D.
Research Title: Towards the Design of a Clinical Trial to Prevent or Delay the Onset of Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Ann Marie Wills, M.D.
Award: 2007 Clinical Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Mentor: Robert H. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Title: Clinical Correlation of Paraoxonase Activity with Genotypic Variation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Alice Chen-Plotkin, M.D.
Award: 2008 Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Mentor: Virginia M. Y. Lee, Ph.D.
Research Title: Gene Expression in ALS-Spectrum Disorders: A Genome-Wide Approach

Swati Aggarwal, M.D.
Award: 2009 Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Mentor: Merit Cudkowicz, M.D., MSc
Research Title: Selection Trial Design for Promising Therapeutics in ALS

Steve Han, M.D., Ph.D.
Award: 2011 Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Mentor: Kevin Eggan, Ph.D.
Research Title: ALS Disease Modeling Using Motor Neurons Derived from Patient-Specific Stem Cells: Identifying Relevant Phenotypes Useful for Drug Discovery

James Berry, M.D., MPH
Award: 2013 Richard Olney Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurological Clinical Research Institute
Mentor: Merit Cudkowicz, M.D., MSc
Research Title: Longitudinal Investigation of Activated Peripheral Blood Monocyte Counts and Gene Expression in Patients with ALS Neurons

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