Prof. Leonard van den Berg

Professor of Neurology and Chair of TRICALS

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Leonard van den Berg is Professor of Neurology and Chairman of TRICALS. He is also director of The Netherlands ALS Center, which aims to improve the diagnosis, treatment/care and scientific research for ALS in the Netherlands. As chairman of the European Network to find the Cure for ALS (ENCALS), as initiator of the worldwide ALS genetics research Project MinE, and as coordinator of awarded EU grants FP7 Euro-MOTOR (systems biology) and JPND SOPHIA (biomarkers), he is strongly committed to international collaborations on ALS research.

He has been the principle investigator of multiple multicentre clinical trials and in 2015 he established the Treatment Research Initiative to Cure ALS to accelerate the search for a cure.

Research Domains
  • Biomarker Development
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics
  • Neurodegenerative Conditions
  • Neurology