Involvement of Lymphocyte Type B in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
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Rambam Health Care Campus Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2009
Last updated: February 17, 2009
Last verified: February 2009
The involvement of Lymphocyte type B in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients will be compared to lymphocyte in healthy subjects.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Involvement of Lymphocyte Type B in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: August 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
1 ALS patients
2 Healthy subjects


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Healthy subjects

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ALS patients who could sign ICF.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No ALS patients age less than 18 years.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00846560

Rambam Medical center, Neurology Department
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
  More Information

Responsible Party: Prof. David Yarnitsky, Rambam medical center Identifier: NCT00846560     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ALS04CTIL 
Study First Received: February 15, 2009
Last Updated: February 17, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Motor Neuron Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Pathologic Processes
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
TDP-43 Proteinopathies
Proteostasis Deficiencies
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on January 19, 2017