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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Novel Prediction Tools for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Principal Investigator:

Christina N Fournier

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $277,538
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating disease recognized as a priority by the Veteran Health Administration because of its increased incidence in veterans, thus earning it a service connection status. Current treatment is largely supportive, and there is dire need for the development of therapeutics that slow disease progression. However, better outcome measures and prediction tools are required to improve research efficiency and facilitate the discovery of successful treatments f...

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