ALS/MND Unit – Miquel Valls Foundation

University Hospital of Bellvitge

The ALS/MND Unit of the University Hospital of Bellvitge (HUB) – Miquel Valls Foundation provides multidisciplinary and specialized care for people with ALS and other motor neuron diseases.

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University Hospital of Bellvitge

We collaborate with many different partners to support and promote ALS research. For example, our center works together with INP (Institute of Neuropathology of HUB) and IDIBELL (Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge), Biobank HUB-ICO-Idibell (DNA and other samples of ALS patients), and CIBERNED (Network Centre for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases; National Institute of Health Carlos III).

The Miquel Valls Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life of people suffering from ALS and offers support to their families. The foundation also promotes research in ALS.

Contact
Location
Bellvitge University Hospital, Carrer de la Feixa Llarga, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain

Our Specialists

Mónica Povedano

Head of department of neurophysiology and Coordinator of ALS unit

Mónica Povedano is an expert in neuromuscular disease and obtained her medical […]

Mónica Povedano
Current trials
Recruiting
Phase iii

PHOENIX trial

Industry trial
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc is conducting a phase 3 trial to determine the safety and efficacy of their compound 'AMX0035' for the treatment of ALS.
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Recruiting
Phase iii

ADORE Trial

Industry trial
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).
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Recruiting
Phase iii

COURAGE-ALS Trial

Industry trial
In the COURAGE-ALS study, we are investigating the efficacy and safety of the drug ‘reldesemtiv’ for the treatment of ALS. This clinical trial is sponsored by Cytokinetics.
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Recruiting
Phase ii

APL2-ALS-206 Trial

Industry trial
In this phase 2 study, we are investigating the safety and efficacy of the drug pegcetacoplan for the treatment of ALS. This trial is sponsored by Apellis Pharmaceuticals.
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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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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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