The Miller Laboratory is dedicated to understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and dementias in order to develop new, effective, and safe treatments. We focus on translational neuroscience, new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative diseases, and precision medicine.


ALS Research

The Miller Lab seeks to understand the pathogenesis of ALS with basic studies focused on SOD1, C9ORF72, TBK-1,  miRNA, protein misfolding, protein kinetics, and genetic modifiers of disease. We employ RNA-targeted therapeutic strategies, mainly using antisense oligonucleotides.

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Dementia Research

The Miller Lab studies how the various isoforms of the protein tau affect neurodegeneration. We employ RNA-targeted therapeutic strategies using antisense oligonucleotides to develop therapies for dementias involving the tau protein as well as for TREM-2.

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Tofersen Phase 3 Drug Results and Use with ALS

At the American Neurological Association (ANA) Annual Meeting, Dr. Timothy Miller presented VALOR study of Tofersen Phase 3 Drug Results and Use with ALS. Tofersen is an antisense drug being evaluated for the potential treatment of SOD1-ALS. For more information and to learn about Tofersen Phase 3 Drug Results please see links below. Biogen News Release; […]


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