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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.


Found (104) clinical trials

Effect of Noninvasive Ventilation on Lung Function in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or "Lou Gehrig's Disease", is a fatal disorder that causes progressive degeneration and weakening of the muscles of breathing, leading to breathing insufficiency and eventually breathing failure. This breathing insufficiency is commonly treated with a breathing assistance device, known as noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV). While ...

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Non-Invasive Ventilation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Background Non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has been increasingly used as a treatment of chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure. Its use in patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders is still controversial, while most of the studies performed in restrictive thoracic disorders (RTD), and in particular in neuromuscular patients, suggested alleviation of ...


Molecular Imaging Modality by Positron Emission Tomography Using 18F-X : Study of Microglial Activation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

18F-X PET will be carried out requiring arterial sampling in 2 patients suffering from ALS and 2 normal subjects in order to evaluate the 18F-X quantification. Then simplified PET using 18F-X will be carried out in 13 patients and 13 normal subjects. Binding potential maps showing specific binding of 18f-X ...


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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Non-invasive Ventilation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Using the iVAPS Mode

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder that is incurable, progressive, manifested by muscle weakness and wasting, and caused by degeneration of motor neurones. The limited data available suggest the incidence of ALS in Canada to be approximately 2 per 100,000 persons. The disease is characterized by progressive weakness ...

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A Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fycompa in Subjects With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

This is a pilot trial to test perampanel (Fycompa; Eisai, Inc.) in ALS patients. The investigators will focus on safety and preliminary signs of efficacy. Perampanel is approved by the FDA for treatment of seizures in patients with epilepsy. In this study, perampanel will be used off-label for adults with ...

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CC100: Phase 1 Multiple-Dose Safety and Tolerability in Subjects With ALS

Primary objective: to assess the safety and tolerability of multiple doses of orally administered CC100 in subjects with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Secondary objectives: to determine pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of CC100 in plasma after single and after multiple doses; and to determine short-term effects of CC100 on potential blood-cell ALS ...


A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of H.P. Acthar Gel in the Treatment of Subjects With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

This is a multicenter, multiple dose study to examine the effect of Acthar on functional decline in adult subjects with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Approximately 213 subjects will be enrolled. Following a screening period of up to 28 days, subjects with ALS and symptom onset (defined as first muscle weakness ...


AMX0035 in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

AMX0035 is a combination therapy designed to reduce neuronal death through blockade of key cellular death pathways originating in the mitochondria and endoplasmic reticulum (ER). This clinical trial is designed to demonstrate that treatment is safe, tolerable, and able to slow decline in function as measured by the ALSFRS-R. The ...


ALS Treatment Extension Study

Treatment extension study for ALS/MND patients who participated in phase 1 study CMD-2016-001, completed assessments following six 28-day cycles of treatment, and whom the Investigator considers would benefit from continued CuATSM treatment. The same safety assessments as in the CMD-2016-001 study will be conducted after each cycle of treatment and ...