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Welcome to the University of Miami ALS Clinical and Research Center. We provide the highest level of care and multispecialty support for patients and families living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) from the time of diagnosis to the end stages of the disease, while conducting advanced research into the cause and cure of ALS.

Our goals are for every patient and family to receive the best possible care, and to contribute to ending ALS through research.

The links above provide information on all aspects of ALS, our team, and resources for patients and families. Please contact us at 1-800-690-ALS1 (2571) or for more information.


Annual ALS Symposium
January 27,2018

The ALS Center at the University of Miami
Invites you to attend our Annual ALS Symposium

Saturday, January 27, 2018
11:00 am- 3:00 pm

Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay
1633 North Bayshore Dr.
Miami, Fl. 33132

Lunch will be served
Parking $13

RSVP to Meri Jaime by January 19th
305- 243-7400 mjaime@med.miami.edu

Emergency & Evacuation Assistance Program
Hurricane Irma

Please call 311 to obtain information about medical shelters. More

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Radicava (edaravone) to treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). More...

Annual ALS Symposium
Saturday, January 21, 2017
"Respiratory Care on ALS Patients" by Lisa F. Wolfe MD [Download Powerpoint]

NEW Grief and Loss Support Group
4th Monday of the month
Click to view invitation

ALS Memorial Service April 1, 2017 at Oleta River Park at 11 am to 2 pm

Kessenich Family Center receives Center of Excellence designation
November 14, 2014 More...

Dr. Michael Benatar awarded $6.24 Million NIH Grant for Creation of Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortium.
October 12, 2014 More...

305 Films & ALS Recovery Fund Partner to Make ALS Movie "Who is Lou Gehrig?"
September 24, 2014 More...
See the Video.

Grand re-opening of the multi-disciplinary ALS clinic
October 9th, 2013 Learn More...

Bitner Plante Initiative Launched
September 2013 - This exciting initiative is sponsored by the ALS Association Florida Chapter and the State of Florida Department of Health. Learn More...

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Interested in ALS Research? Use the map to locate a research study

Open the map and click on the numbered labels and circles to view all clinical trials in that location.
To filter the studies:
  1. Select the Table icon in the bottom right hand corner of the map.
  2. From the "Viewing" pull down menu at the top of the table, select "ALS Clinical Trials".
  3. Choose the pull down menu next to the category (City, Trial Name, etc.) that you would like to filter and select "Filter Results". A filter menu will open and you will be able to select the desired categories.
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