Motor Neuron Disease Clinic

Ospedaliera di Padova, University of Padova

The Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Clinic of the University of Padova is a referral center for motor neuron disorders in the North-East area of Italy. Both patient care and research are primary missions of the Clinic.

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University of Padova

Our MND Clinic is a hospital-based and academic facility of the Azienda Ospedaliera of Padova, University of Padova, Italy. Linked to the Neuromuscular Unit, it is a referral center for motor neuron disorders in the North-East area of Italy. The full aspects of motor neuron diseases, from diagnosis to advanced stage disease care, are covered.  The Clinic Team is a multi-disciplinary group including Neurologists, Neurology residents or fellows working with them, along with specialized healthcare providers for symptom management and treatment (speech language pathologist, psychologists, nurses, and case manager). The research program of the Clinic focuses on understanding the mechanisms of motor neuron diseases and their secondary conditions, improving care and developing therapies. National and international collaborations are currently ongoing. A biobank of tissues and DNAs from hundreds of MND patients is also available for both diagnostic and research purposes.

Clinica Neurologica, via Giustiniani 5, 35128 Padova

Our Specialists

Gianni Sorarù

Clinical expert and Principal investigator of clinical trials

Dr. Gianni Sorarù is an associate professor of Neurology at the Department […]

Gianni Sorarù
Current trials
Phase iii


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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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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