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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disorder that affects the function of nerves and muscles.



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Researcher Profile: Amy Richards

Amy’s father sparked her love of science as a child, and that passion inspires her work today at Sanofi.

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Researcher Profile: Pablo Sardi

Dr. Pablo Sardi is a Research and Development director in the Neurobiology Unit at Sanofi. He started his career in Boston doing post-doctoral research at Harvard and moved to Genzyme in 2007 to pursue his interest in investigating disease mechanism to develop therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

8 Questions with Pat Quinn, An ALS Patient and Advocate

Raising Awareness of ALS Through the Ice Bucket Challenge

Pat Quinn is a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS.

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Researcher Profile: Darryle Schoepp

Darryle Schoepp has been involved in drug research for over 30 years, and wears many hats at Merck.

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Brain Awareness Week

For all we have accomplished in neuroscience, our understanding of human brain function and the diseases that affect it remains a tremendous challenge for researchers.