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Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience
325 E. Sprague Ave.
Spokane, WA

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Questions? Contact Brooke Ledeboer, Director of Development at WSU Health Sciences Spokane, by email or at 509-324-7202.

To improve the lives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases and their caregivers.

To advance our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, establish more effective patient interventions, and support patients and caregiver teams through adaptive technologies development and education.


Steering Committee
Daryll DeWaldChancellor of WSU Health Sciences Spokane and Vice President for Health Sciences for WSU
Marcos FrankDirector, Gleason Institute
Andrea LazarusExecutive Director, Gleason Institute
Greg CarterChief Medical Officer, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute
Susan AsheExecutive Director, Health Sciences and Services Authority
Clare DurrettAssociate Executive Director, Team Gleason
Tony HazelSuperior Court Judge, Department 6, Spokane
Latisha HillSenior VP, Avista Development; Director of Community and Business Development
Scientific Advisory Board
Craig BakkerDirector, Providence Spokane Neuroscience Institute
David O’BrienSenior Vice President and Chief Executive, MultiCare East Region
John DemakasChief Medical Officer, MultiCare Neuroscience Institute
Joe HardingProfessor, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, WSU
Doug WeeksDirector of Research, St. Luke’s Rehabilitative Institute
Diane CookeRegents Professor & Huie-Rogers Chair of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, WSU
Jon CampbellResearch Software Development Engineer, Microsoft Research
Jason MintonAssistant Director, WSU Information Systems and Technologies
Community Advisory Board
Theresa WildVice President/Communications Director, Matt’s Place, Coeur d’Alene
Nathan ZieglerCare Services Coordinator, ALS Association, Evergreen Chapter
Carole and Jerry AsherALS Service Organization, Spokane
Lars GilbertsChief Executive Officer, University District, Spokane
Gail GleasonWSU and Team Gleason