Medical Advances on ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) [transcript][audio]

Guest: Dr. Robert G. Miller, MD

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Dr. Robert G. Miller is a neurologist and Director of the Forbes Norris MDA/ALS Research Center at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco. It is the largest ALS clinical research center in the United States and one of six national Muscular Dystrophy Association ALS Centers. Dr. Miller is also a Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at both the University of California San Francisco and Stanford University. Dr. Miller investigates methods to reduce neuroinflammation and slow the progression of ALS. He has been involved in clinical trials, as well as investigator initiated studies with colleagues at CPMC evaluating various pharmacotherapies for ALS. Dr. Miller is a member of the Neurodiagnostic Medical Advisory Board at One Call Care Management, Inc. In 1989, he served on the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In 1997 he was honored by The American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AAEM) with the Distinguished Physician Award. Dr. Miller received his medical degree from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and completed his residencies at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and the University of California San Diego Medical Center.

Segment Overview: Dr. Robert G. Miller, MD, Director, Forbes Norris MDA/ALS Research Center, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, talks about the basics of ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, the latest research and medical advances.

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