Dr William Camu graduated as an MD and specialist in Neurology in 1989, at the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier, France. He started his research on ALS in 1986 and has never given up to try to find a cure for ALS. In 1999 he became a Professor of Neurology at the Faculty and University hospitals of Montpellier. After he developed a method of purification for motoneuron cultures in the Christopher Henderson’s lab, he oriented his work on genetics with large and fruitful collaborations. The motoneuron team he is still heading, was labelled as a national expert ALS center in 2003. Prof. Camu is also heading the Clinical Neurophysiology department of the University Hospital Gui de Chauliac in Montpellier since 2005. His expertise covers clinical neurology, genetics, biomarkers and clinical research, including clinical trials. He has published more than 200 articles in referenced journals.