What differentiates us most from other ALS organizations is our critical and creative approach to research.
It's the essence of what we do. It's why, one day, we'll help find a cure.
Elizabeth Engle, M.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute;
Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School;
Senior Associate, Children’s Hospital Boston
Dr. Engle is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator whose lab at Children’s Hospital Boston investigates pediatric eye movement disorders. Recently, she has worked with Project A.L.S. to understand why the eyes remain functional in the ALS disease progression. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the E Mead Johnson Award for Research in Pediatrics from the Society for Pediatric Research, the Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology from the American Academy of Neurology, and a Research Award for Vision from the Alcon Institute.