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Brian Wallach

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Brian Wallach

Co-Founder and Board Chair, Synapticure; Co-Founder, I AM ALS
Brian Wallach

Brian Wallach was diagnosed with ALS in November 2017. At the time of his diagnosis, he was 37, with two daughters under three. Since then he has become an outspoken, well-known and impactful patient advocate. He is married to Synapticure's Co-Founder and CEO, Sandra Abrevaya, whom he met on the 2008 Obama campaign. In addition to co-founding the nonprofit I AM ALS, Brian was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois from August 2014 to April 2018, and from July 2011 to April 2013, Brian served as Senior Vetting Counsel at the White House in the Obama Administration. Brian received his BA from Yale University and his JD from the Georgetown University Law Center.