Diakonissenkrankenhaus Mannheim, ALS outpatient clinic

The department of Neurology with its ALS outpatient clinic at Diakonissenkrankenhaus Mannheim offers multidisciplinary care for patients with ALS and other motoneuron diseases in the region of Palatinate and Northern Baden. We cover the full range of diagnostics and provide feeding tube placement and non-invasive ventilation. Our clinical research focuses on epidemiology of ALS including analysis of different ALS phenotypes, and palliative care.

Diakonissenkrankenhaus Mannheim, ALS outpatient clinic
Foundation year

2015

Director

PD Dr. med. Joachim Wolf

Principal investigator

PD Dr. med. Joachim Wolf

Contact information
Address

Diakonissenkrankenhaus
Klinik für Neurologie
Speyerer Str. 91-93
68163 Mannheim
Germany

Contact

PD Dr. med. Joachim Wolf

Phone

0049-(0)621-81023501

Email joachim.wolf@diakonissen.de
Website Visit the website

Publications

  • Dorst J, Chen L, Rosenbohm A, Dreyhaupt J, Hübers A, Schuster J, Weishaupt JH, Kassubek J, Gess B, Meyer T, Weyen U, Hermann A, Winkler J, Grehl T, Hagenacker T, Lingor P, Koch JC, Sperfeld A, Petri S, Großkreutz J, Metelmann M, Wolf J, Winkler AS, Klopstock T, Boentert M, Johannesen S, Storch A, Schrank B, Zeller D, Liu XL, Tang L, Fan DS, Ludolph AC. Prognostic factors in ALS: a comparison between Germany and ChinaJ Neurol 2019;266:1516-1525
  • Müller K, Brenner D, Weydt P, …German ALS network MND-NET (u.a. Wolf J). Comprehensive analysis of the mutation spectrum in 301 German ALS families. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2018;89:817-827
  • Brenner D, Yilmaz R, Müller K, …German Network MND-Net (u.a. Wolf J). Hot-spot KIF5A mutations cause familial ALS. Brain 2018;141:688-697
  • Funke A, Spittel S, Grehl T, et al. Assistive technology devices in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – analysis of 4 years of platform-based case management. Amyotroph Lat Scler Frontotemp Degeneration 2018 (DOI10.1080/21678421.2018.1431786 );
  • Van Doormaal PC, Ticozzi N, Weishaupt JH, et al. The role of de novo mutations in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Human Mutation 2017;38:1534-1541;

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Serving population
Serving population

1.000.000 or more

Patient resources
Population based register

Yes

Clinic based register

Yes

Geographically matched controls

No

Banks

There are no banks for this centre

Research activities
Clinical management research

Yes

Neuro epidemiology

Yes

Neuro physiology

Yes

Neuro imaging

Yes

Neuro psychology

No

Neuro pathology

No

Genomics

No

Transcriptomics

No

Metabolomics

No

Clinical Trials - Industry sponsored

There are no clinical trials for this centre

Clinical Trials - Investigator initiated

There are no clinical trials for this centre