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Suggest clinical trials for ALS

My sister has been diagnosed with als She us 69 and has led a very conservative healthy lifestyle. She exercised about 2 hrs a day... Bikeriding, walking, swimming etc. now, she can hardly get out of the house without someone helping her to the walker and down a ramo. Are there any clinical trials in the Memphis area or surrounding areas that she could be involved in?
Mon, 1 Oct 2018
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Hi,

Clinical trials for ALS are directed towards stem cell therapy (AstroRx) and in cases of inheritance, towards reversing nucleotides drugs.

You can check at CenterWatch about active trials in your area.

Despite the trials and current treatment, ALS remains a fatal disease.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Erion Spaho,
Neurologist, Surgical
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