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Research Update with Dr. Bedlack

ALS United North Carolina recently interviewed Connecticut native Dr. Richard Bedlack, a Professor of Neurology at Duke University and Director of the Duke ALS Clinic. Dr. Bedlack grew up in a small town in central Connecticut. He went to college at William and Mary in Virginia, then back to Connecticut for an MD and Ph.D. in Neuroscience at UConn.

He has received ALS research grants, participated in ALS clinical trials, and published over 100 ALS articles.

He is the leader of the international ALSUntangled program, which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off-label treatment options for patients with ALS, and leader of the ALS Reversals program, which attempts to understand why some people with ALS seem to recover from it.

In this 15-minute interview, Dr. Bedlack gives an overview of current research in the ALS space as well as some new trials on the horizon: YouTube Interview Link.

Thank you to ALS United North Carolina for sharing this informative interview.

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