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Title   A Multicenter Study for the Validation of ALS Biomarkers
Brief Description   The primary objective is to identify factors that contribute to the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Development of disease biomarkers and diagnostic laboratory tests would facilitate earlier treatment intervention, help monitor treatment efficacy; and, ultimately, lead to the identification of targets that could be used in therapy development. Specific aim 2 is to assess how biomarkers discovered in aim 1 change with disease course. Blood samples will be collected longit
Who may be Eligible   Male and females over the age of 18 with a diagnosis of ALS.
Specialty/Disorder   ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
IRBĀ Number   06-10-03A
PrincipalĀ Investigator   Brooks, Benjamin
For More Information, Contact   Jaime  L.  Shue , RN
Phone:  (704) 446-6253  Fax:  (704) 446-1915 
Address:  1010 Edgehill Road North Charlotte, NC 28207
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