Philippe Corcia is Professor of Neurology and has conducted the ALS Center of Tours since 2003. This Center takes in charge more than 250 patients and diagnoses each year between 80-100 new ALS cases. He also chairs the French Study Group on Motoneuron Diseases (GFEMM) and is member of the ENCALS Group and of the governance of the TRICALS group which aim is to care ALS. He also chairs the project Mine. His research focuses on two main topics: identification of susceptibility genetic factors of ALS and of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers from omics approach within the Inserm Unit U1253 iBrain.
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