Call for ALS Trial Applications

June 28, 2011
The Neurology Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) at Massachusetts General Hospital is pleased to announce a call for clinical trial applications for novel, high-potential treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The call for clinical study proposals is intended for pharmaceutical, biotherapeutic/biotechnology companies, academic members of the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS), and ALS scientists throughout the world. A total of USD $480,000 in NCTU/NEALS clinical research support is available. Please see the attached RFP for more details.

Applications are due September 1st, 2011. Award(s) will begin in November, 2011. Questions about the RFP may be directed towards Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc, Director of the NCTU, at,  (p) 617- 724-1873 or Breen Power, NCTU Outreach Manager at, (p) 617-643-2456.


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