Research Studies

Study Title

Skulpt EIM (Study of Electrical Impedance Myography in ALS)

Enrollment Status


Principal Investigators

Site-PI: Michael Benatar, MD, PhD

Study Type



To further develop and refine a new handheld medical device called Electrical Impedance Myography (EIM, developed by Skulpt Inc.) through a multi-center study, for the purpose of assessing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.


ALS patients, ALS-mimic patients, Controls


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ALS patients
Healthy controls
Patients with other neuromuscular disorders

Study Involvement

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The study will include the testing of muscles using a number of non-invasive techniques including EIM.



Primary Funding Source

Skulpt, Inc

Related Publications

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Shefner JM, Rutkove SB, Caress JB, Benatar M, David WS, Cartwright MS, Macklin EA, Bohorquez JL. Reducing sample size requirements for future ALS clinical trials with a dedicated electrical impedance myography system. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2018 Nov;19(7-8):555-561. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Related Presentations & Lectures

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