Our Unit combines diagnostic proceedings and multidisciplinary care for ALS patients with clinical research focused on cognitive impairment assessment, quality of life studies, biomarkers and clinical trials. Comprehensive multidisciplinary care is provided by a team of neurologists, psychologists and nurses supported by neumologists, nutricionists and palliative care specialists in Hospital or home based. A rehabilitation team provides motor, respiratory and speech therapies.
More than 15 phase II and III clinical trials have been carried out since 1990 when Dr Mora created the first Spanish ALS unit at Hospital Carlos III and since 2004 till now at Hospital La Paz–Carlos III working as a single Hospital.
Ferrer is conducting a phase 3 trial to evaluate the safety and potential efficacy of an investigational drug for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).