About ALS

Learn more about the UMass Medical School’s work on ALS

A world leader on finding a cure for ALS


Gene Therapy Strategies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

There is […] an unmet medical need for this fatal disease, and several novel therapeutics are being actively investigated. One of the proposed strategies is gene therapy.


Dr. Brown vs ALS

Robert H. Brown Jr. […] is an internationally known researcher and physician leading the quest to cure neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.


Top story: ALS Phase II clinical trial led by Robert Brown shows treatment is safe, well tolerated

Study results published in Neurology; Phase III clinical trial of NurOwn by BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics fully enrolled