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Assessment of bulbar function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: validation of a self‐report scale (Center for Neurologic Study Bulbar Function Scale) is among the top 10% of most downloaded papers published in the European Journal of Neurology between January 2018 and December 2019.

Dr. Smith and his colleagues (Dr. Cleveland, Dr. Ferguson, Dr. Bennett, and Dr. Miller) were the recipients of the Healey Center International Prize for Innovation in ALS, which was presented on December 6th at the 2019 International MND Symposium in Perth, Australia. The official news release by the Sean M. Healey and AMG Center for ALS can be found here.

The following are videos of the award presentation:

Merit Cudkowicz introducing the award.

Dr. Tim Miller's presentation.

Dr. Richard Smith's presentation.

Dr. Don Cleveland's presentation.

Left to right: Regan Asnes Healey; Don Cleveland, Ph.D.; Richard Smith, M.D.; Toby Ferguson, M.D., Ph.D.; Timothy Miller, M.D., Ph.D.; Merit Cudkowicz, M.D., MSc.

Photo courtesy of Sean M. Healey and AMG Center for ALS.

The results of a Phase 2 trial using a drug strategy pioneered by our director, Richard Smith M.D., in collaboration with Ionis Pharmaceuticals and the University of California, San Diego has been reported to demonstrate promising results in a Biogen-sponsored treatment trial. Click here for more information.

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