Manish Raisinghani, MBBS, PhD
Target ALS Foundation
Dr. Manish Raisinghani is the Chief Executive Officer for Target ALS. Founded in 2013, Target ALS is a medical research foundation entirely focused on bringing together academia and industry to accelerate ALS drug discovery and development. The Target ALS Innovation Ecosystem— a radically different approach—eliminates barriers and brings together the right people, funding, and critical tools and resources to foster the creation of breakthrough therapies to treat people with ALS. As CEO, Manish developed and implemented the Foundations innovative grant-making strategy, oversaw the design and development of its core resources, and helped to transform the relationship between the pharma/biotech industry and the academic ALS research community. Before joining Target ALS, Manish spent several years in various scientific and business development positions in the biotech industry. He practiced medicine in India before immigrating to the United States to obtain a Ph.D. in pharmacology.