What Causes ALS? National Registry Seeks Answer

What Causes ALS? National Registry Seeks Answer

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What Causes ALS? National Registry Seeks Answer

At face value, the purpose of the National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry seems quite straightforward: collecting data on the U.S. population with ALS. But there’s a lot more to it. The registry, funded by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) arm of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), collects epidemiological information through its 18 risk factor surveys and is a biorepository with 8,700 samples being used by researchers across…

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