Kevin Eggan, Ph.D., Harvard University (image) Harvard University Caption Kevin Eggan, a principal faculty member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and Professor in Harvard's Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology is credited with first moving ALS -- Lou Gehrig's disease into a laboratory dish in 2008, paving the way for the study of treatments using human cells. Credit B.D. Colen/Harvard University Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.