The Project ALS Mission
Project ALS identifies and funds the most promising scientific research that will lead to the first effective treatments and a cure for ALS. We recruit the world’s best scientists and doctors to work together—rationally and aggressively—to develop a better understanding of the ALS disease process and, in parallel, better therapeutic strategies.
Project ALS is the world’s first ALS organization to focus exclusively on research. We have raised over $90 million in 19 years to fund ALS research programs at leading academic institutions including Harvard University, Columbia University, UCSF, and the Salk Institute, and have made significant progress toward a cure for ALS.
Project ALS was first to use stem cells to create limitless motor neurons, the cells that die in ALS. Now, research… twitter.com/i/web/status/10624…
In 1998, ALS doctors and scientists worked mostly in isolation, with little support and no roadmap. In 2018, Projec… twitter.com/i/web/status/10599…