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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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Derivation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells From an Existing Collection of Human Somatic Cells

The potential to reprogram somatic cells into an embryonic state raises multiple basic research questions related both to the process of reprogramming and the properties of iPS cells. We will use various approaches to study the molecular mechanisms and processes that occur during reprogramming. We will use various experimental systems ...

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Cortex Changes in Real/Imagined Movements in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

A severe physical disability has a dramatic impact on a person's life, whether it is caused by a neuro-degenerative disease such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a brainstem stroke, or a spinal cord injury. Someone with these conditions may be effectively "locked-in," retaining their cognitive ability, but unable to perform ...

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Genetics of Familial and Sporadic ALS

The investigators long term goals are to improve diagnosis and develop effective treatments that arrest or ameliorate symptoms of ALS, and possibly delay or prevent disease onset in individuals at risk for developing familial ALS (FALS). In order to do this one must understand how disease develops at a molecular ...

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Epidemiology and Genetics of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the French West Indies

The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive muscular paralysis due to degeneration of motor neurons in the primary motor cortex, corticospinal pathway, brain stem and spinal cord. The incidence is estimated at 2/100 000 per year and prevalence at approximately 4/100000. Various clinical forms are ...

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MRI Biomarkers in ALS

This study will use advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques to measure brain changes in ALS and related neurological conditions. Results from cognitive and neurological tests will be compared to the MRI. It is believed that these techniques will reveal changes in the brain that will help us understand normal ...

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A Multicenter Phase I/II Clinical Trial to Evaluate Safety of Mesenchymal Stem Cell in Patients With Amyotrophic Sclerosis Lateral

A multicenter phase I/II Clinical trial,randomized, controlled with placebo, triple blind to evaluate the safety of the intravenous administration of 3 doses of autologous mesenchymal stem cells cells from adipose tissue in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). 40 patients will be enrolled and will be randomized into one of ...

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Prognostic Value of a Diaphragmatic Endurance Test in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease which involves respiratory muscles and can lead at short term to respiratory failure. The occurrence of respiratory failure is associated with morbidity and an increased mortality. To date, respiratory muscle weakness is predicted from the reduction of vital capacity, maximal inspiratory force, ...

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An Online Mindfulness Intervention for People With ALS and Their Caregivers

Quality of Life in people with ALS is not related to physical function, but is related to psychological, existential, and support factors. ALS caregivers demonstrate considerable burden and low QOL. It has been proposed by the investigators that it is time for the ALS field to develop "best practices" that ...

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Intraspinal Transplantation of Autologous ADRC in ALS Patients

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is an incurable disease of unknown etiology that in a short time leads to significant impairment of motor functions and death. The frequency of ALS is 4-8/100 000. Mostly it affects people between 40 and 70 years old, but it can occur at a younger age. ...

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Answer ALS: Individualized Initiative for ALS Discovery

Patients will have 5 study visits; screening, 3, 6, 9 and 12 months. There will be a one year post-participation follow-up period, during which they will receive an email or phone call interview once every 3 months. During the first year, samples will be collected, breathing, muscle strength, spasticity, general ...

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