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We belong to multiple national research consortia including NEALS (Northeast ALS Consortium) and WALS (Western ALS Study Group). These memberships help keep us abreast of all of the latest clinical trials and afford us opportunities for participation and collaboration. The following study is currently active:

  • The Penn ALS Research Database
    Currently Recruiting
    Designed to collect demographic and clinical information for research purposes and store it in a secure database.
    Utilized to screen for clinical drug trials, epidemiologic investigations and other research studies.

ALS Research Opportunities

  • Phenotype, Genotype & Biomarkers in ALS and Related Disorders
    Currently Enrolling
    *Some visits occur at the Main campus at 3400 Spruce Street
  • Longitudinal Study of Biomarkers and Functional Outcome Measures in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Currently Enrolling
    *Some visits occur at the Main campus at 3400 Spruce Street

There are also other clinical trials and investigations in the early planning stages. If you are interested in learning more about any of these research opportunities, please contact Kelly Almasy RN, CRC at 215-829-5041.

For more information about ALS clinical trials, we recommend that you visit the website sponsored by NEALS, as it lists all of the currently recruiting trials in ALS.

We are happy to discuss anything that you see on this website about which you may have questions.

Make an appointment at the Penn Comprehensive ALS Center

To make an expedited appointment with a Penn ALS neurologist, call 215-829-3053.

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