Our Approach

The ALS Network powers global ALS research efforts. From harnessing innovative ideas to translating scientific concepts into therapies, our collaborative approach accelerates progress and also empowers the next generation of scientists

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Everything we do supports the search for identifying prevention strategies, effective treatments, and cures for ALS.

We fund the most promising research around the globe, while inspiring and initiating innovative partnerships across all sectors – government, industry, academia, and other nonprofit organizations. We also support the efforts of bright, early-career scientists to spur innovation.

Some of the things we're investing in:

  • New treatment approaches in clinical trials
  • Innovative projects
  • Big data initiatives
  • Investigations into environmental factors
  • Biomarker research studies


Funded Global Research Projects in 10 Countries


Current Research Budget
(Highest nonprofit research funder in the U.S.)

You Are Part of the Solution

Your gift will help the ALS Network support research to find effective treatments and cures for ALS.