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Meet the scientists working to end ALS at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI).
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Our Leaders in ALS Research
Meet the scientists who are leading our research to find effective treatments for ALS. Click on our leadership team members to learn more about their experience.
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Our Science Team
For over 17 years, Ken Thompson, Director of Lab Operations, and Fernando Vieira, now the Chief Scientific Officer, have been working at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) with one common goal: to end ALS. Here they talk about their day-to-day at ALS TDI, how life and work has changed since they started on their mission, and what drives them to keep working hard every single day.