What differentiates us most from other ALS organizations is our critical and creative approach to research.
It's the essence of what we do. It's why, one day, we'll help find a cure.
Arthur Horwich, M.D.
Investigator, the Howard Hughes Institute;
Professor of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine
Dr. Horwich is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and the Sterling Professor of Genetics at the Yale School of Medicine, where his extensive research into protein folding in the cell, and discovery of protein misfolding in ALS, have led to new insights into the disease process. He counts the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine, the Gairdner Foundation International Award, and the Wiley Prize in Biomedical Science among his many honors and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.