December 1, 2021

Do Pesticides Cause ALS?

Research from the ALS Center of Excellence, particularly the recent NIH Director's Transformative Research Award, is featured on billboards across southeastern Michigan as part of Michigan Medicines' Michigan Answer's Campaign.

Billboard graphic (top); view of billboard from the road (bottom)

Beginning mid-November, "Do pesticides cause ALS?" began to appear on over 40 digital billboards across southeastern Michigan.  The Michigan Answer's campaign chose to highlight the research of Drs. Eva Feldman, Stephen Goutman and the ALS Center of Excellence and celebrate receiving the NIH Director's Transformative Research Award.  

If you want to find out more about the environmental causes of ALS and the Award, CLICK HERE.

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