NEALS Member Sites

NEALS members, or “sites,” are medical institutions equipped to perform clinical trials in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and motor neuron diseases. NEALS is an international group with over 140 members, including sites in Japan, Israel, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Turkey and Italy.

Site City State Country Neurologist Phone
Akdeniz University Antalya Turkey Hilmi Uysal 00 90 242 249 6181
Albany Medical Center Albany NY United States Matthew Murnane, MD 518-262-5226
Augusta University Augusta GA United States Michael Rivner, MD 706-721-2681
Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix AZ United States Shafeeq Ladha, MD 602-406-6274
Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX United States Lydia Sharp, MD 713-798-8230
Baystate Medical Center Springfield MA United States 413-794-5600
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston MA United States Elizabeth Raynor, MD
Seward B. Rutkove, MD
Courtney McIlduff, MD
617-667-8130
Brain and Nerve Research Center, Concord Hospital Concord NSW 2139 Australia Steve Vucic, PhD, MD
Brigham And Women's Hospital Boston MA United States Anthony Amato, MD 617-732-8046
California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco CA United States Jonathan Katz, MD
Robert Miller, MD
415-600-3604
Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte NC United States Leo McCluskey, MD 704-446-1900
Case Western - Cleveland VA ALS Center Cleveland OH United States Stephen Selkirk, MD, PhD 216-791-3800 ext. 6076
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CA) Los Angeles CA United States Richard Lewis, MD 310-423-6472
Center for Neurologic Study La Jolla CA United States Richard Smith, MD 858-455-5463
Cleveland Clinic Cleveland OH United States Rebecca Kuenzler, MD 216-636-5860
Columbia University Medical Center New York NY United States Neil Shneider, MD, PhD
Jinsy Andrews, MD, MSc
212-305-1319
Cornell University/Hospital for Special Surgery New York NY United States Dale Lange, MD 212-774-2361
Cox Medical Center Springfield MO United States Steven Ellis, MD 417-875-3087
Crestwood Medical Center Huntsville AL United States David White, MD
Aruna Arora, MD, MPH
256-429-4113
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon NH United States Elijah Stommel, MD
Jeffrey Cohen, MD
603-650-5104
Duke University Durham NC United States Richard Bedlack, MD 919-668-2875
Emory Atlanta GA United States Jonathan Glass, MD 404-778-3754
Essentia Health ALS Clinic Duluth MN United States Amber Erickson, MD 218-786-2077
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton FL United States Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN
Jennifer Buczyner, MD
904-687-7879
Florida State University, Sarasota Memorial Hospital Sarasota FL United States Gregory P. Hanes, MD 941-487-2160
George Washington University Washington, DC United States Elham Bayat, MD 202-741-2700
Georgetown University Medical Center Washington, DC United States Brent Harris, MD, PhD
Shakti Nayar, MD
202-687-5345
Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack NJ United States Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD 551-996-1324
Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem Israel Marc Gotkine, MBBS (+)972-507874692
Harvard School of Public Health Boston MA United States Alberto Ascherio, MD, PhD 617-432-0093
Henry Ford Hospital Detroit MI United States Ximena Arcila-Londono, MD 313-916-2594
Holy Cross Hospital Fort Lauderdale FL United States Gustavo Alameda, MD 954-414-9750
Hospital for Special Care New Britain CT United States Kevin Felice, DO 860-827-4924
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute Houston TX United States Ericka Simpson, MD 713-441-3760
Indiana University ALS Center Indianapolis IN United States Robert Pascuzzi, MD 317-963-7385
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey - Monterrey, México Monterrey Mexico Hector R. Martinez, MD, FACP +81 8389-8371
IRCCS-Istituto Mario Negri Milan Italy Elisabetta Pupillo, MD +39.02.39014.1
Istanbul University Istanbul Turkey Yesim Parman +90 (212) 4142477
Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center Philadelphia PA United States Piera Pasinelli, PhD 215-503-4294
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Neptune NJ United States Mary Sedarous, MD 732-776-3307
Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Clinic Greenville NC United States Robert C. Frere, MD 252-847-1779
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD United States Nicholas Maragakis, MD
Jeffrey Rothstein, MD, PhD
410-614-1196
Koç University Hospital Istanbul Turkey Piraye Oflazer 00 90 850 250 8250
Lahey Clinic, Curt and Shonda Schilling ALS Clinic Burlington MA United States Jayashri Srinivasan, MD, PHD, FRCP 781-744-1270
Las Vegas Clinic Las Vegas NV United States Jonathan McKinnon, MD 702-505-4230
Lehigh Valley Health Network Allentown PA United States Alissa Romano, DO
Alison Walsh, MD
610-402-8420
Loma Linda University School of Medicine Loma Linda CA United States Jeffrey Rosenfeld, PhD, MD, FAAN, FANA 909-558-2558
Louisiana State University New Orleans LA United States Michael Charlet, MD, FAAN 505-412-1517
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston MA United States Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc 617-724-3914
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Scottsdale AZ United States Stephen Johnson, MD 480-301-8000
Mayo Clinic, Florida Jacksonville FL United States Bjorn Oskarsson, MD 904-953-6915
Mayo Clinic, Rochester Rochester MN United States Nathan Staff, MD, PhD 507-284-8491
Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee WI United States Dominic Fee, MD, FAAN, FAANEM
David Shirilla
414-805-5264
Medical University of South Carolina Charleston SC United States Katherine Ruzhansky, MD, MS 843-792-3223
Mercy Health Saint Mary's/Michigan State University Grand Rapids MI United States Melanie Taylor, MD 616-685-5050
Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital (McGill University) Montreal Canada Angela Genge, MD, FRCP (c) 514-398-6644
Mount Sinai Beth Israel New York NY United States Stephen Scelsa, MD 212-844-8888
National ALS Registry Atlanta GA United States Paul Mehta, MD 770-488-0556
National Institute on Aging (NIA)/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Bethesda MD United States Bryan Traynor, MD, PhD
Avi Nath, MD
Mary Kay Floeter, MD, PhD
800-411-1222
Nerve and Muscle Center of Texas Houston TX United States Aziz Shaibani, MD 713-795-0033
Neurociencias Estudios Clínicos S.C Culiacán, Sinaloa Mexico Elmer Lopez 667-758-7952
Neurology Associates, P.C. Lincoln NE United States Gary Pattee, MD 402-483-7226
Neurology Center of New England P.C. Foxboro MA United States Andrew Taylor, MD 781-551-5812
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago IL United States Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD 312-503-0671
NOVA Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale FL United States Eduardo Locatelli, MD, MPH 954-262-6387
Ochsner Health System New Orleans LA United States Kristin Johnson, DO 504-842-0113
Ohio Health ALS Clinic Westerville OH United States John Novak, MD 614-533-5613
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus OH United States Stephen J. Kolb, MD, PhD 614-293-4969
Oregon Health & Science University Portland OR United States Nizar Chahin, MD 503 494-5236
Orlando Health Orlando FL United States Amparo Gutierrez, MD, FAAN 407-352-5434
Our Lady of the Lake Physician’s Group Baton Rouge LA United States Kevin Callerame, MD, FAAN 225-215-2193
Overlook Medical Center Summit NJ United States Andrew Tarulli, MD 908-522-2829
Penn Comprehensive ALS Center Philadelphia PA United States Colin Quinn, MD
Lauren Elman, MD
215-829-3053
Penn State Health ALS Clinical and Research Center Hershey PA United States Zachary Simmons, MD 717-531-8257
Providence ALS Center, Portland, OR Portland OR United States Nicholas Olney, MD 503-963-3100
Rehabilitation Hospital of Navicent Health Macon GA United States Michael Rivner, MD 478-731-4095
Roseman University of Health Sciences Las Vegas NV United States David Ginsburg, MD 702-463-4040
Rush University Medical Center Chicago IL United States Madhu Soni, MD, FAAN 312-942-4500
Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Brunswick NJ United States Jerry Belsh, MD 732-235-7733
Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey Newark NJ United States Nizar Souayah, MD 973-972-8577
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group Boise ID United States Jackie Whitesell, MD 208-302-4200
Scott & White Healthcare Texas A&M Round Rock TX United States Jeffrey Tramonte, MD 512-509-5370
Semmes Murphey Clinic Memphis TN United States Tulio Bertorini, MD 901-624-2960
Sentara Medical Group Virginia Beach VA United States Andrew D. Galbreath, DO 757-507-0600
South Shore Neurologic Patchoque NY United States Mark Gudesblatt, MD 631-758-1910
Southern California Permanente Medical Group Los Angeles CA United States Nazanin Matloubi, MD 323-783-7699
Spectrum Health Medical Group Grand Rapids MI United States Paul Twydell, DO 616-267-7104
St. Louis University St. Louis MO United States Ghazala Hayat, MD 314-977-6030
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Spokane WA United States Gregory Carter, MD 509-768-1272
SUNY at Stony Brook East Setauket NY United States Nurcan Gursoy, MD 631-444-2599
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse NY United States Eufrosina Young, MD 315-464-4243
Swedish Neuroscience Institute Seattle WA United States Michael Elliott, MD, FAAN 206-320-3494
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine Philadelphia PA United States Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD 215-205-8917
Texas Neurology Dallas TX United States Daragh Heitzman, MD 212-827-3610
Toho University Faculty of Medicine
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Ota-ku, Tokyo Japan Osamu Kano, MD, PhD +81-3-3762-4151 or +81-3-5763-5324 (International)
Tufts Medical Center Boston MA United States Oscar Soto, MD, PhD 617-636-5848
Twin Cities ALS Research Consortium Minneapolis MN United States Samuel Maiser, MD 612-873-2607
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi San Luis Potosi Mexico Ildefonso Rodriguez-Leyva, MD +524448176692
University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL United States Nan Jiang, MD, PhD 205-934-2120
University of Arizona Tucson AZ United States Katalin Scherer, MD 520-874-2747
University of Arkansas Little Rock AR United States Neil Masangkay, MD 501-686-8000
University of Calgary Calgary Canada Lawrence Korngut, MD, FRCPC 403-943-8871
University of California, Davis, Medical Center Sacramento CA United States Nanette Joyce, DO 916-734-7041
University of California, Irvine Orange CA United States Namita Goyal, MD 714-456-2332
University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles CA United States Martina Wiedau, MD 310-794-3305
University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Laura Rosow, MD 415-353-2122
University of Chicago Chicago IL United States Kourosh Rezania, MD
Raymond P. Roos, MD
773-702-6390
University of Cincinnati Medical Center Cincinnati OH United States Hani Kushlaf, MD 513-919-5415
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Aurora CO United States Laura Foster, MD 303-724-2188
University of Florida, Gainesville Gainesville FL United States James Wymer, MD, PhD 352-273-5550
University of Florida, Jacksonville Jacksonville FL United States Michael Pulley, MD 904-244-9922
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City IA United States Andrea Swenson, MD 319-384-8111
University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City KS United States Omar Jawdat, MD 913-588-6970
University of Kentucky Lexington KY United States Edward Kasarskis, MD, PhD 859-218-5061
University of Louisville Louisville KY United States Martin Brown, MD 502-588-4800
University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore MD United States James Russell, MBChB MS FACP FRCP 410-328-3100
University of Massachusetts Medical Center Worcester MA United States Robert Brown, MD, DPhil 508-334-1271
University of Miami Miami FL United States Michael Benatar, MD, PhD
Ashok Verma, MD, DM
1-800-690-2571
University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI United States Stephen Goutman, MD, MS 734-936-9020
University of Milan Medical School at IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano Milan Italy Vincenzo Silani, MD 0039 02 61911 2937
University of Missouri Columbia MO United States Vovanti Jones, MD 573-882-1515
University of Montreal Health Centre Montreal Canada Genevieve Matte, MD, FRCPC 514-890-8000 x 2-5434
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha NE United States J. Americo M. Fernandes, MD 402-559-5769
University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM United States Eugene Lesser, DO 505-272-3342
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC United States Jorge Almodóvar Suárez, MD 984-974-4401
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA United States Sasa Zivkovic, MD
David Lacomis, MD
412-647-1706
University of Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico Carlos A. Luciano, MD 787-759-0306
University of South Florida, College of Medicine Tampa FL United States Clifton Gooch, MD 813-396-3478
University of Southern California Los Angeles CA United States Said Beydoun, MD, FAAN 323-442-0259
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio San Antonio TX United States Carlayne Jackson, MD 210-450-0524
University of Texas, Austin Dell Medical School Austin TX United States Yessar Hussain, MD 512-920-0140
University of Toronto Toronto Canada Lorne Zinman, MD, MSc, FRCPC 416-480-4213
University of Utah Salt Lake City UT United States Mark Bromberg, MD 810-585-7575
University of Vermont Burlington VT United States Rup Tandan, MD 802-847-4589
University of Virginia Charlottesville VA United States Matthew Elliott, MD 434-982-6551
University of Washington Seattle WA United States Michael Weiss, MD 206-598-7688
University of Western Ontario-London Health Sciences Center London, Canada Christen Shoesmith, MD 519-663-3041
University of Wisconsin Hospital Madison WI United States Stephanie Gardon, MD 608-263-5442
VA Boston Healthcare System Boston MA United States Ann McKee, MD 857-364-483
VA Portland Health Care System Portland OR United States Noona Leavell, MD 503-220-8262
VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Seattle WA United States Ileana Howard, MD
Maxwell MA, MD
206-716-5756
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville TN United States Amanda Peltier, MD, MS 615-322-7246
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond VA United States Kelly Graham Gwathmey, MD 804-828-9350
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Winston-Salem NC United States Michael Cartwright, MD
James Caress, MD
336-716-2309
Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis MO United States Timothy Miller, MD, PhD 314-362-8169
West Virginia University School of Medicine Morgantown WV United States Shumaila Sultan, MD 304-598-6127
Yale University School of Medicine New Haven CT United States Uzma Usman, MD 203-785-4085