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The mission of the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) is to rapidly translate
scientific advances into clinical research and new treatments for people
with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and motor neuron disease.

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Resources for Researchers
National ALS Registry for ALS Researchers
(June 1, 2014)
If you are an ALS Researcher and would like to use the National ALS Registry to help recruit ALS patients for your study, click here. To see a list of ALS Researchers who are already using the National ALS Registry's research notificaton tool to help recruit patients for their studies, click here.

NEALS Databases
NEALS has six de-identified ALS trial databases available for mining. Collected since the birth of NEALS, these ALS trial databases are a great resource for ALS research. Get the data >>
NEALS Samples
Samples from the NEALS repository are available to researchers for the purpose of furthering the understanding of ALS or motor neuron disease and developing disease biomarkers.
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News & Events

PALS Webinar: Opportunities and Tips for Raising ALS Awareness & Advocacy

Research Ambassador, Mary Luper will share her experiences with ALS advocacy on November 14th at 3:00 PM EST. Register here.

Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair
NEALS co-chair Terry Heiman-Patterson will provide the keynote presentation at the 6th annual symposium on Nov. 7th in Chicago. View event details here

PALS Webinar: ALS Clinical Trial Pipeline Series - Fall 2016

Join Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Mass General Hospital, for a webinar on October 26th at 1:00 PM EDT to learn more aobut current and upcoming ALS clinical trials. Register here

NEALS members share their data for progress in ALS research
(June 3, 2016)
Defining SOD1 ALS natural history to guide therapeutic clinical trial design. Read research paper here


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Microbiome Assessment

(March 9, 2016)
MGH is seeking 200 PALS and healthy volunteers to participate in a stool collection research study. Read more here.

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