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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinical Trials

A listing of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Brain and Nerve Stimulation for Hand Muscles in Spinal Cord Injury and ALS

Most neurological injuries such as spinal cord injuries (SCI) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) spare a portion of nerve circuitry. Strengthening spared nerve circuits represents a critical method to improve functional recovery. Different forms of magnetic and electrical stimulation have been used to activate brain, spinal cord, nerve, or muscle ...

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Predict to Prevent Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FDT) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

This study will investigate whether cognitive deficits, structural and functional changes can be detected before symptom onset in presymptomatic mutation carrier. The main objectives of the project are to identify novel cognitive, brain imaging markers and peripheral biomarkers for early diagnosis of FTLD, and to follow disease progression. Methodology Recruitment ...

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Study of Predictive Factors of Progression of Lateral Amyotrophic Sclerosis

This is a prospective observational multicentric French study of a cohort of 1000 ALS patients, 100 neurological controls and 200 healthy controls followed from the first signs to the end of the disease. The aim of the present study is therefore to determine the clinical, biological, imaging, and electrophysiological biomarkers ...

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Imaging and BioFluid Biomarkers in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

In this trial, approximately 200 subjects will participate in this study from 2 Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) centers in the United States. Fifty (50) ALS participants will be age and gender matched to 50 participants with no known neurological disorder (healthy controls). Of these, twenty five (25) ALS participants will ...

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Phenotype Genotype & Biomarkers in ALS and Related Disorders

This study will recruit patients with ALS, ALS-FTD, PLS, HSP, and PMA, with a focus on incident cases. Patients with both familial and sporadic forms of these diseases will be enrolled and followed longitudinally using a standardized set of evaluations. Biological samples (blood, urine, CSF) will be collected from all ...

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Muscular Biomarkers in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), the most common MND, is a fatal adult-onset neuromuscular disease. Due to clinical heterogeneity and absence of biological tools to diagnose ALS, the delay between the first symptoms and diagnosis averages 9-13 months. A group of pathophysiological processes, including oxidative stress and glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity contribute to ...

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A clinical research study for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Research goals include elucidation of the complex relationship between ALS and related neurodegenerative disorders, development of both wet and dry biomarkers of disease, and delineation of the full course of the natural history of disease from the early pre-symptomatic stages through established and even late-stage disease. These goals are accomplished ...

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Physiological Flow of Liquids Used in Dysphagia Management

This research study will measure swallowing function in individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Parkinson's disease. The aims of this study are to (1) identify parameters of swallowing physiology that are associated with impaired swallowing safety and efficiency, and (2) explore how liquid thickness influences swallowing function. Participation in this ...

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Chromatic Pupillometry to Assess the Melanopsin-Light Pathway in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

In 1963, Richardson, Steele and Olszewski published a landmark clinical report on 8 cases of supranuclear ophthalmoplegia, pseudobulbar palsy, nuchal dystonia and dementia and established the syndrome of heterogeneous system degeneration as a clinicopathological entity now known as PSP. The disease has a characteristic onset in the sixth decade (range ...

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Rehabilitative Trial With tDCS in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a motor neuron disease, which is a group of neurological disorders that selectively affect motor neurons, the cells that control voluntary muscles of the body. The disorder causes muscle weakness and atrophy throughout the body due to the degeneration of the upper and lower motor ...

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