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Neurosciences Center

MDA/ALS Center of Hope

The Temple MDA/ALS Center of Hope provides leading treatment and access to clinical trials for people living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and muscular dystrophies. Through a multidisciplinary approach, the Center of Hope’s physicians and care team work together to improve patients’ quality of life and provide support—and hope—to patients and families.

A Team of Experts Focused on You

During each visit, a patient and their caregivers meet with each specialist at the Center of Hope. Our team includes neurologists, a clinical nurse coordinator, a mental health specialist, an occupational therapist, a physical therapist, a speech/language pathologist, a nutritionist, a respiratory therapist, and a patient services coordinator. This multidisciplinary approach best addresses changing needs when living with ALS and has been shown to prolong survival and improve quality of life. Each member of the Center of Hope care team is an expert in their field, focused on treatment of ALS.

Expanded Treatment Options

The Center of Hope is committed to advancing treatments for ALS while pursuing a cure. Through research, the Center of Hope offers access to ALS clinical trials for new medications and clinical studies that help physicians better understand the disease and treatment.