Clinical Specialties : Neuromuscular Division

News from the Neuromuscular Division

  • The ALS Recovery Fund has recently committed $1 million over the next 5 years to support both the clinical care of patients with ALS as well as to enhance our ability to integrate groundbreaking research and clinical trials into our multi-disciplinary ALS clinic.
  • The ALS Association recently awarded Dr. Benatar a $300K grant to study the natural history and biomarkers of pre-symptomatic ALS as a prelude to an ALS prevention trial.
  • The Department of Defense recently awarded Dr. Benatar, Dr. Wahlestedt and Dr. Zeier a $612K grant for to study therapeutic targeting of expanded C9orf72 transcripts in ALS.