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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Arts and Sciences Leads Fight Against ALS

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Members of A&S are leading the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. They include Tim Green ’86, L’94 (shown here), a former NFL player, author and commentator, who recently announced his diagnosis on “60 Minutes”; Carlos Castaneda, assistant professor of biology and chemistry, who is overseeing two research projects that could lead to new treatments for ALS and other neurological disorders; and Elizabeth Krisanda ’86 and Monica Shworles ’05, executive director and regional development manager, respectively, of the Upstate New York Chapter of the ALS Association.