Adriano Chiò is a neurologist currently working in Torino, Italy. He is Professor of Neurology and Director of the 1st Neurology Unit at the University of Torino and the Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Torino, Italy. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Turin. He completed his residency in Neurology in Turin and in Clinical Neurophysiology in Pavia. He is a founding member Chairman of the Italian Neuroepidemiology Association. He is a member of the board and currently Treasurer of the European Network for the Cure of ALS (ENCALS). He leads the Italian ALS Genetic (ITALSGEN) Consortium. He is director of the ALS Expert Center in Torino, that aims for optimal diagnostic work-up, care and treatment for patients with ALS/FTD and other motor neuron diseases in Piedmont. Adriano Chiò, whose main areas of research are epidemiology, cognition, neuroimaging, and genetics of ALS, is best known for his research on risk of ALS in soccer players, the phenotypic heterogeneity of ALS and has contributed to the discovering of several ALS genes, including C9ORF72, VCP, MATR3 and KIF5A. He has published over 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He was awarded the 2015 Sheila Essay Award, presented by the American Academy of Neurology and ALS Association (USA).
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc is conducting a phase 3 trial to determine the safety and efficacy of their compound ‘AMX0035’ for the treatment of ALS.
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).
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.
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.
RT001 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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.
This trial will evaluate the efficacy of tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) as add-on treatment for people with ALS.