Genetics of Familial and Sporadic ALS

Genetics of Familial and Sporadic ALS

We are collecting blood samples, clinical and family information from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) patients and their families to identify causes of ALS and ALS/dementia.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Genetic study of ALS families

Collection and analysis of genetic material, medical and family histories from families with ALS

Identification of Genes Causing Familial ALS or Increasing Risk for Sporadic ALS and ALS With Frontotemporal Dementia and Understanding Disease Mechanism.