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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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Found (63) clinical trials

Blood-Brain Barrier Opening Using MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and feasibility of Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) opening using transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound in conjunction with an intravenous ultrasound contrast agent in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

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Open Label Extension Study of AMX0035 in Patients With ALS

The Centaur Open Label Extension Study (CENTAUR-OLE) is designed to provide longer term access to AMX0035 for patients with ALS who participated in the CENTAUR study. The study will assess longer term safety and therapeutic potential of AMX0035.

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The Use of Airway Clearance Devices in ALS

This 180 day (25.7 weeks) pilot study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of airway clearance devices in adults with ALS. Subjects will be randomized in a 1:1 ratio to one of two treatment groups: treatment with a mechanical HCFF device alone or treatment with both a mechanical HFCC device ...

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BrainGate2: Feasibility Study of an Intracortical Neural Interface System for Persons With Tetraplegia

The goal of the BrainGate2 research and development project is to identify the core methods and features for a medical device that could allow people with paralysis to recover a host of abilities that normally rely on the hands.

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Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

During the course of ALS most patients develop swallowing deficits. In this pilot study we investigate if dysphagia in ALS can be improved by Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation (PES). PES is Communaut Europenne (CE-) certificated and has been approved for treatment of neurological, oropharyngeal dysphagia. During PES, electrical stimuli are applied ...

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Predictive Factors for the Diagnosis of Early Noninvasive Ventilation Equipment

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common motor neuron disease. The diagnosis of this diaphragmatic dysfunction in the ALS subject is done all too often on the occasion of a hospitalization for acute respiratory insufficiency, which aggravates then the prognosis of the patients. The presence of these factors at ...

Phase N/A

Non-invasive Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression Symptoms in ALS: A Pilot Study

The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for symptom reduction of depression and cognitive loss among patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other Neurodegenerative Diseases. Behavioral symptoms in ALS have been under scrutiny since its earliest descriptions, nearly 30 years ...

Phase N/A

SSRIs vs. TCAs for Depression in ALS Patients

This study is a 12-week, open-label, non-randomized, pilot clinical intervention trial. This is investigator initiated study.This trial will be done at St Louis University ALS clinic. ALS patients will be screened for depression using Beck depression inventory (BDI-II) scale. A mental healthcare provider will evaluate the patients scoring 19 or ...

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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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Intrathecal Autologous Adipose-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

The Goal of the Proposed Study is to perform an open label, 60 subject, Phase II multi-site clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of intrathecal treatment of aaMSCs in ALS. Patients will be treated with 1 x 10^8 aaMSCs every 3 months for a total of 4 intrathecal ...

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