Meet our Scientists

Target ALS (and its predecessor P2ALS) have brought together in a tight collaborative network an unprecedented number of leading scientists, both established ALS leaders and those with expertise that is essential for the field to develop. Click below to see the current list of principal investigators. Within each of these laboratories one or more Target ALS fellows is working on a specific project linked to the consortium effort, often in close collaboration with young scientists from other institutions

Meet our scientists

Investigator Institution Profile
Area-Gomez, Estela Columbia University Click here
Arlotta, Paola Harvard University Click here
Baloh, Robert Cedars–Sinai Medical Center Click here
Bassik, Michael Stanford University Click here
Bean, Bruce Harvard University Click here
Bellen, Hugo Baylor College of Medicine Click here
Benatar, Michael University of Miami Click here
Bergles, Dwight Johns Hopkins University Click here
Bonini, Nancy University of Pennsylvania Click here
Bosco, Daryl University of Massachusetts Click here
Brown Jr., Robert University of Massachusetts Click here
Brown, Solange Johns Hopkins University Click here
Chan, Jonah University of California, San Francisco Click here
Cleveland, Don Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Click here
Disney, Matthew The Scripps Research Institute, Florida Click here
Donnelley, Chris University of Pittsburg Click here
Duguez, Stephanie Ulster University Click here
Eggan, Kevin Harvard University Click here
Finkbeiner, Steve Gladstone Institutes Click here
Finley, Daniel Harvard University Click here
Gao, Fen-Biao University of Massachusetts Click here
Gitler, Aaron Stanford University Click here
Goff, Loyal Johns Hopkins University Click here
Goldberg, Alfred Harvard University Click here
Goode, Bruce Brandeis University Click here
Goutman, Stephen University of Michigan Click here
Harris, Brent Georgetown University Click here
Hornstein, Eran The Weizmann Institute Click here
Kiskinis, Evangelos Northwestern University Click here
Lagier-Tourenne, Clotilde Massachusetts General Hospital Click here
Landers, John University of Massachusetts Click here
Livet, Jean Inserm Click here
Lloyd, Thomas Johns Hopkins University Click here
Loeffler, Jean-Phillippe INSERM Click here
McCown, Thomas University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Click here
Mentis, George Columbia University Click here
Miller, Tim Washington University Click here
Miller, David National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Click here
Murdock, Benjamin University of Michigan
Nicholson, Katharine Massachusetts General Hospital Click here
Pasinelli, Piera Thomas Jefferson University Click here
Petrucelli, Leonard Mayo Clinic, Florida Click here
Petsko, Gregory Cornell University Click here
Pfaff, Samuel Salk Institute for Biological Studies Click here
Platt, Frances University of Oxford Click here
Polymenidou, Magdalini University of Zurich Click here
Popko, Brian University of Chicago Click here
Pradat, Pierre-François Hôpital de la Pitié Salpétrière Click here
Przedborski, Serge Columbia University Click here
Pulst, Stefan University of Utah Click here
Ranum, Laura University of Florida Click here
Raoul, Cédric Inserm Click here
Ravits, John University of California, San Diego Click here
Richter, Joel University of Massachusetts Click here
Roos, Ray University of Chicago Click here
Rothstein, Jeff Johns Hopkins University Click here
Sadri-Vakili, Ghazaleh Massachusetts General Hospital Click here
Samulski, Jude University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Click here
Schwarzschild, Michael Massachusetts General Hospital Click here
Shneider, Neil Columbia University Click here
Shorter, James University of Pennsylvania Click here
Staff, Nathan Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Click here
Stockwell, Brent Columbia University Click here
Sun, Shuying Johns Hopkins University Click here
Taylor, J. Paul St. Jude Children’s Hospital Click here
Trotti, Davide Thomas Jefferson University Click here
Wainger, Brian Massachusetts General Hospital Click here
Wang, Eric University of Florida Click here
Wichterle, Hynek Columbia University Click here
Wong, Phil Johns Hopkins University Click here
Woolf, Clifford Boston Children's Hospital Click here
Yeo, Gene University of California, San Diego Click here
Zytnicki, Daniel University of Paris-Descartes Click here