Answer ALS is committed to produce timely and tangible results.
We understand the ultimate goal of this project…to Answer ALS.

Answer ALS Research Program: Executive Leadership

Jeffrey D. Rothstein MD, PhD
Executive Director for the Answer ALS Research Program

Clive Svendson, PhD
Co-Director of the Answer ALS Research Program
Merit Cudkowicz MD, MSc
Co-Director of the Answer ALS Research Program

Clinic Leadership Team

Merit Cudkowicz MD, MSc
Co-Director of the Answer ALS Research Program
James Berry MD, MPH
Principal Investigator - Massachusetts General Hospital
Nicholas Maragakis MD
Principal Investigator - Johns Hopkins University
Jonathan Glass, MD
Study Investigator - Emory University
Stephen Kolb, MD, PhD
Study Investigator - Ohio State University
Robert Baloh, MD, PhD
Study Investigator - Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Timothy Miller MD, PhD
Study Investigator - Washington University
Northwestern Clinic (Coming Soon)
Daragh Heitzman, MD
Study Investigator - Texas Neurology

IPS Cell Leadership Team

Clive Svendson, PhD
Co-Director of the Answer ALS Research Program
Dhruv Sareen, PhD
Study Investigator - Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Multi-Omics Leadership Team

Leslie Thompson, PhD
Principal Investigator - Multi-Omics
Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD
Study Investigator - Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Data and Technology Leadership Team

Ernest Fraenkel, PhD
Principal Investigator - Data Analytics
Steve Finkbeiner MD, PhD
Principal Investigator - Data Analytics

Answer ALS Research Program Managers

Emily Baxi, PhD
Answer ALS Program Manager - Lead
S. Michelle Farr
Answer ALS Program Advisor
Loren Ornelas
Program Manager - iPS Cells
Terri Thompson, PhD
Program Manager - Multi-Omics
Sara Thrower
Program Manager - Clinic