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About The Center

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's Disease is a progressive, paralyzing, fatal disease. Our Center's Mission is to bring together physicians, other health care workers, and researchers to TREAT AND SUPPORT PATIENTS WITH ALS and to IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT LEADING TO A CURE.


Another ALS researcher joins the University of Pittsburgh. Read More >

New Center initiatives: High Field MRI and Growing Stem Cells. Read More >

Caregiver Support and Stress project published. Read More >

Dr. Cleveland presented the Leonard Gerson Distinguished Scholar lecture 4/16/2014. Read More >

Tirasemtiv trial results. Read More >

Thanks to Donors Read More >

Diaphragm Pacing Program and Study at UPMC. Read More >

Melatonin Delays Disease Progression in an ALS Mouse Model. Read More >

New Gene Discoveries. Read More >

What else is new in ALS? Read More >