*This program is subject to changeIs stem cell therapy likely to be beneficial in ALS
ALS is a prion-like disease
Patients should set the agenda for therapeutic trials in ALS
The study of mice has been detrimental to developing therapy for ALS
ALS should not be considered a neuromuscular disorderCONy 2019 ALS Debates
Is the incidence of ALS increasing?
Host: Giancarlo Logroscino, Italy
Pro: Ammar Al-Chalabi, UK
Con: Ettore Beghi, ItalyShould we offer a genetic test to all ALS patients?
Host: Benedicte Paus, Norway
Yes: Antonio Federico, Italy
No: Vivian Drory, IsraelIs fronto-temporal dementia a nosologic entity distinct from ALS?
Host: Daniel Drubach, USA
Yes: Lea Grinberg, USA/Brazil
No: Vivian Drory, IsraelIs statistical significance sufficient for recommending the use of a drug for ALS patients?
Host: Lucie Bruijn, USA
Yes: Albert Ludolph, Germany
No: Orla Hardiman, IrelandIs heavy physical exercise a risk factor for ALS?
Host: Ettore Beghi, Italy
Pro: Philippe Couratier, France
Con: Orla Hardiman, Ireland