The National Registry of Veterans with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) #500a.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In response to concern about the development of ALS among veterans of the U.S. armed forces, particularly Gulf War veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs established a national registry of veterans with ALS. This Registry will identify living veterans with ALS, track the progression of their disease, and serve as a vehicle to facilitate study of epidemiological risk factors for ALS in a military context. The Registry will also function as a means of communication with the enrolled patients about basic and clinical ALS-specific research. Executive and scientific research committees guide the activity of the registry.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kasarkis, EJ; Dominic, K; Oddone, EZ

Published Date

  • September 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 Suppl 1 /

Start / End Page

  • 129 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 15512895

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15512895

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1466-0822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/17434470410019915


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England