king lab

Our mission is to combine clinical and basic science approaches to understand the pathophysiology of  amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and glioblastoma and to develop therapeutic interventions for these devastating diseases.


The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral over the summer of 2014 and swept the country, bringing in millions of dollars for ALS research, was recently accepted by UAB's own Dr. Peter King. Hopefully the efforts of this challenge may one day lead to a cure for this devastating disease.