MND Unit, Neurology Department

Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe

Being the referral center in the Valencian region, the MND Unit of the Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe follows 150 patients per year.

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Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe

The MND Unit of the Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe is the referral centre in the Valencian region and one of the referral centres in Spain for MND patients. We are also part of the European Research Network for rare neuromuscular diseases. Our research group is integrated in the Research Group of Neuromuscular Pathology and Ataxias (GIPNMA) and is part of the Spanish network for research in rare diseases (CIBERER). Our main research interests are the phenotypic and genetic characterization of our patient cohort, the search of biomarkers and clinical trials.

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Location
Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Avinguda de Fernando Abril Martorell, Valencia, Spain

Our Specialists

Juan Francisco Vázquez Costa

Principal Investigator

Juan Francisco Vázquez Costa obtained his degree in Medicine from the University […]

Juan Francisco Vázquez Costa
Current trials
Active
Phase ii

RT001 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Industry trial
In this phase 2 trial, we will study the safety and efficacy of the compound RT001 in people living with ALS. This clinical trial is sponsored by Retrotope Inc.
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Active
Phase iii

ALXN1210-ALS-308 trial

Industry trial
This phase 3 trial aims to study the safety and efficacy of the drug ‘ravulizumab’ in people living with ALS. To register for this study, you should contact your local ALS centre or treating physician.
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Active
Phase iii

VALOR study

Industry trial
Biogen is conducting a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and potential efficacy of an investigational drug for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) with a SOD1 gene mutation.
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Recruiting
Phase iii

TUDCA-ALS

Investigator initiated trial
This trial will evaluate the efficacy of tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) as add-on treatment for people with ALS.
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