All Duke University ALS Center

  • Dr. Richard Bedlack, MD

    Position: Professor of Neurology

    Research Focus:1. Investigator-initiated and multi-center clinical trials testing new treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and diabetic neuropathy. 2. Epidemiologic studies to better understand the causes and variability in prognosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and diabetic neuropathy. 3. Basic science studies to develop novel biomarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.


  • Dr. Eva Feldman

    Position: Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology Professor, Neurology

    Research Focus:Dr. Feldman was named the first Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, which was created to support fundamental research into a wide range of human diseases. Under her leadership, the Taubman Institute funds senior-level scientists in a diverse spectrum of diseases – adult and childhood cancer, ALS, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hearing loss. She served as director through June 2017 and remains a Founding Scholar of the Institute.