Welcome to the Washington University ALS Center.

We recognize that Covid-19 is a major concern for patients with ALS. We encourage you to look at the Washington University Covid-19 website for the most up-to-date information coronavirus.wustl.edu and to be in touch with your physician regarding any questions. Please know that we are working hard to protect the safety and well-being of the ALS community.

We provide quality care, state-of-the-art treatment, precision medicine, and research opportunities to patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.


Best ALS Lou Gehrig's Patient Treatment Care Clinic

ALS Patient Care

Our St. Louis ALS team, consisting of physicians, clinicians, researchers and experts, collaborates to evaluate patient needs, create individualized clinical care plans, and implement recommended clinical services.

Patient Services Appointments

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials transform promising laboratory research into life-enhancing treatments. Patients at our Center have access to leading-edge clinical trials which focus on personalized medicine to improve the understanding, treatment, and prevention of ALS.

Clinical Trials & Studies

Top ALS patient clinical trials midwest region

ALS and neurodegenerative disease research lab St. Louis

Research & Precision Medicine

Our world-class team transforms cutting-edge translational research into new therapies, accelerating treatment and the search for a cure. Dr. Miller is an international leader in precision medicine for neurologic disease.

ALS Research



Patient and Research Participant
Lyle Rakers; Ballwin, MO

Simplifying the Search: How to Find the Right ALS Clinical Trial for You

Presenter: Timothy Miller, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis This webinar provides introductory-level instruction on how to search for ALS clinical trials. You will learn what resources to use to find open ALS clinical trials and where to look for specific information such as eligibility criteria, trial site locations, and if traveling is required.

NEALS Webinar: Gene-targeted Therapeutics for ALS

Presenter: Timothy Miller, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis Novel gene-targeted therapies are being developed for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases.  We will discuss how these drugs work and some of the research driving these clinical trials.



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Clinical Trials

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Clinical Trials


qoute-1ak6iea   The staff are compassionate and caring. They understand that they’re working with people, not just subjects. I pray that with their assistance one day there will be a cure for ALS.”

Pattie H
Clinical Trial Participant

qoute-1ak6iea   Working with Dr. Miller and his team has been awesome. I was able to participate in studies, which made me feel that I was fighting the disease. I felt part of a team.”

Helen W
Clinical Trial Participant