Christopher A. Shaw is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) using several models of the disease to explore possible environmental and genetic triggers of the disease. A second theme, related to the first, is to examine the role of aluminum in various neurological diseases, from Autism Spectrum Disorder to neurological diseases of older age. He did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Irvine and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed articles, numerous book chapters and edited books, and has authored two books on neurological diseases and a recent book about vaccine issues, including those related to the Covid-19 pandemic.