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.

Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium


Philip van Damme

Professor of Neurology

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

Philip van Damme
Current trials
In preparation
Phase iii


Platform trial
MAGNET is an innovative clinical platform trial in which multiple treatments for ALS are investigated simultaneously.
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Phase iii


Industry trial
This trial will evaluate the efficacy of tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) as add-on treatment for people with ALS.
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