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 Physician’s website here for the most up-to-date information 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.
WHAT WE DO
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.
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.
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.
NEWS & RECOGNITION
ALS Center News
Drug for rare form of ALS, based in part on WashU research, approved by FDA (Links to an external site)
FDA approves treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis associated with a mutation in the SOD1 gene (Links to an external site)
Investigational drug for genetic form of ALS improves disease’s molecular signs (Links to an external site)
New 12-Month Tofersen Data Presented by Dr. Miller at ENCALS Meeting (Links to an external site)
Meet Roger; Clinical Trial Participant
When Roger was diagnosed with ALS, a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder, he decided to participate in a clinical trial at the ALS Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
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Help us develop new treatments, therapies and cures.
Participate in a trial or study that relate to the cause and treatment of ALS.
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.”
Clinical Trial Participant
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.”
Clinical Trial Participant