The Wake Forest School of Medicine ALS Center provides state of the art medical care and offers hope through research to all patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The ALS Center is comprised of 3 integrated programs designed to test advances in the laboratory in ALS patients and to bring patient experiences and materials back to the lab to determine the cause of ALS.
WFBMC ALS Clinic
The ALS Clinic aims to extend life through state-of-the-art medical care and maintain excellent quality of life by helping to maintain functional independence in our patients. The ALS clinic is fortunate to receive substantial funding from the local Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter of the ALS Association to provide a variety of services and personal attention for patients and families. The ALS clinics are held at CompRehab, an outpatient clinic of North Carolina Baptist Hospital.
WFBMC ALS Clinical Research Unit
The Clinical Research Unit provides patients with the opportunity to receive the latest experimental therapies and to supply information and biological samples that will further our understanding of ALS.
[View an introduction of the ALS Clinical Research at Wake Forest Baptist Health.]
WFBMC ALS Translational Science Unit
The Translational Science Unit aims to illuminate the cause and progression of ALS and to test novel therapies that can slow the progression of the disease.
[ALS research at Wake Forest Baptist Health presented by our CEO, Dr. John McConnell.]