ALS Seminar

Researchers Work Together

In 1998, ALS researchers worked mostly in isolation, often even competing against one another. Project ALS transformed this approach, recruiting world-leading scientists from different fields to work on ALS together, meet regularly, and share data openly. Due to this shift, …
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ALS Research

We Know More Today

Project ALS was the first organization to use stem cells to model human ALS; this practice is now used worldwide. Project ALS scientists also use patient stem cells to screen for drugs.
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ALS Research Lab

Better Therapies in Development

Project ALS forced a culture shift in ALS research; our first and most crucial breakthrough. In 1998, ALS researchers worked mostly in isolation, often even competing against one another. Project ALS transformed this approach, recruiting world-leading scientists from different fields to work on ALS together, meet regularly, and share data openly. Due to this shift, there has been more advancement towards a cure for ALS in the past 20 years than in the previous 100.
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