Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (cont.)
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How Can I Help Research for ALS?
The NINDS contributes to the support of the Human Brain and Spinal Fluid Resource Center in Los Angeles. This bank supplies investigators around the world with tissue from patients with neurological and other disorders. Tissue from individuals with ALS is needed to enable scientists to study this disorder more intensely. Prospective donors may contact:
Human Brain and Spinal Fluid Resource Center
Where can I get more information about ALS?
For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at:
Information also is available from the following organizations:
Les Turner ALS Foundation
Muscular Dystrophy Association
ALS Therapy Development Institute
Last Editorial Review: 11/2/2012
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