NEALS Bulbar Committee
The aim of the Bulbar Committee is to investigate and understand the pathology, clinical implications and best treatment strategies of Bulbar MND, including the development of speech and swallowing biomarker parameters throughout disease progression. The committee is chaired by Gary Pattee, MD, from Neurology Associates.
Recent Bulbar ALS Publications:
- Best practices protocol for the evaluation of bulbar dysfunction: summary recommendations from the NEALS bulbar subcommittee symposium. ALS/FTD, 2018.
- The assessment of bulbar function in ALS: validation of a self-report scale (CNS-BFS) European Journal of Neurology 2018.
- The evaluation of bulbar dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: survey of clinical practice patterns in the United States ALS/FTD, 2017.