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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association honors Dr. Robert Baloh, M.D.
Date:4/27/2012

are funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and others are supported by grants from the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Burroughs Wellcome Foundation.  

Even as Baloh and his colleagues seek cures, they work to improve their patients' quality of life. Cedars-Sinai's multidisciplinary ALS clinic recently became the first West Coast site and one of only three nationwide providing an implanted breathing-assist device for ALS patients suffering chronic hypoventilation, the inability to take enough air into the lungs. The device can be used in a hospital, at a rehabilitation center or at home, and unlike an external ventilator, the system is silent.


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