ALS Genetics and Current Ongoing Clinical Trials

The University of Florida Continuing Medical Education and Department of Neurology


“ALS Genetics and Current Ongoing Clinical Trials”


Christopher Scott Nance, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV


Presentation will be in lecture format with Q & A following


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Speaker: 12:00pm-1:00pm

McKnight Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium, LG-101


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the common genetic defects in ALS.
  2. Describe the different approaches to stem cell therapy in ALS.
  3. Appraise different methods of ventilatory support in ALS.



Speaker Disclosure

Dr. Nance has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships.  No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.



The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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