Ms. Alemayehu is a Research Specialist at the Gene and Cell Therapy Neurorestoration Laboratory of Emory University’s School of Medicine. The lab, directed by Above and Beyond Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Nicholas Boulis, MD, uses advanced genetic engineering techniques to better understand causative factors of ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases, seeking to advance therapeutic modalities to protect and restore neuron function. Ms. Alemayehu obtained a B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University. At Above and Beyond, she advances scientific communications, including pre-publication manuscripts, collaborator communications, and proposal development.