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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Clinical Trials

A listing of Spinal Muscular Atrophy 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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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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Accurate Test of Limb Isometric Strength (ATLIS) in ALS

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will enroll and collect data on 100 subjects. Subjects will ideally be tested every 1 to 4 months according to each patient's site visit schedule. Subjects will be tested at each visit using ATLIS, the ALSFRS-R questionnaire and EIM.

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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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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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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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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 ...

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French Registry of Patients With Infantile-onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy

IO-SMA-Registry is a prospective, longitudinal and observational study which objective is to collect prospectively information on longevity, psychomotor development and respiratory function of patients with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy.

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The National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Registry

The purpose of this registry is to (A) better describe the incidence and prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in the United States;(B) examine appropriate factors, such as environmental and occupational, that may be associated with the disease; (C) better outline key demographic factors (such as age, race or ethnicity, ...

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and the Innate Immune System

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, deadly, neurodegenerative disease which affects the upper and lower motor neurons. This leads to profound muscular dystrophy, hyperreflexia, fasciculations and paresis of the bulbar as well as the skeletal musculature. ALS causes increasing physical fatigue and the patients soon become bedridden and respiratory ...

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