Adriano Chiò

Adriano Chiò

Professor of Neurology

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).

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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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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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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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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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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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