ALS Center Leuven

UZ Leuven

The Leuven ALS center combines the diagnosis and multidisciplinary care for ALS and ALS/FTD (frontotemporal dementia) patients with clinical and basic research activities.

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UZ Leuven

Our clinical research activities include genetic, imaging (such as PET/MRI), electrophysiological and biomarker studies, as well as phase I-III clinical trials. Our basic research focuses on the generation of patient-derived stem cell models for ALS and FTD to study disease mechanisms. We also use these models to identify and validate molecular targets for new treatments.

Contact
Location
Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

Our Specialists

Philip van Damme

Professor of Neurology

Philip van Damme studied neurology at KU Leuven medical school. During his […]

Philip van Damme
Current trials
Active
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

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

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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