Our aims

  • Funding medical research
  • Supporting families affected by illness on a daily basis
  • Raising awareness among the general public and in the health sector
  • Developing campaigns on a international level

Since it was set up in 1992, ELA has financed 482 medical research programmes for 41.4 million euros, making it the main private financial source for research into leukodystrophies.

Today ELA is campaigning in Germany / Belgium / Spain / France / Japan / Italy / Luxembourg / the Indian Ocean / Switzerland.