5 IN 3: An Aggressive Strategy to Identify ALS Therapies
The goal of Project A.L.S. research is the first effective treatments and a cure for ALS. The Project A.L.S. research advisory board has identified and prioritized five strategies for 2013-2015 that will move us closer to that goal. 5 IN 3—five projects in three years—is a diverse, integrated portfolio ranging from basic research to pre-clinical studies, built to yield results for patients.
Director: Elizabeth Engle, M.D., Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Director: Thomas M. Jessell, Ph.D., Columbia University
Director: Robert H. Brown, Jr., M.D., D.Phil., University of Massachusetts
Directors: Chris Henderson, Ph.D. and Hynek Wichterle, Ph.D., Columbia University
Directors: Nancy Bonini, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, and Arthur Horwich, M.D., Yale University