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Neurological Disorders

Read about our current Neurological Disorders clinical trials and research studies:

Maternal Outcomes and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs (MONEAD)

Northwestern University is currently recruiting subjects for the Maternal Outcomes and Neurodevelopmental Effects of  Antiepileptic Drugs (MONEAD) study, IRB # STU00070411, which is looking at the effect of epilepsy and seizure medications on pregnancy.

You may be able to participate in this study if you:

  • are pregnant and have epilepsy
  • are pregnant and do not have epilepsy
  • have epilepsy and are not pregnant
 

The study is being conducted at Northwestern University Women's Neurology Center at 675 N St. Clair St., Galter 20-100, Chicago, IL 60611. it will not involve any changes in your medical treatment.

If you are pregnant and qualify to participate, you will be paid up to $1000 as well as receive an iPod Touch for completing 11 office visits and 9 telephone calls.

If you are not pregnant and qualify to participate, you will be paid up to $250 for completing 7 office visits.

If you would like more information regarding this study please contact our research coordinator Irena Garić at igaric@nmff.org or call 312-926-1672.


Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC)

The Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC) conducts research studies on Alzheimer’s disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Primary Progressive Aphasia, and Frontotemporal Dementia. We are also investigating the determinants of Cognitive "SuperAging” in individuals over age 80 who show little age-related loss of memory.

For information about research opportunities, call 312-926-1851.
http://www.brain.northwestern.edu/research/index.html


Parkinson's Disease Clinical Trials

Deep Brain Stimulation and Speech (DBS):

The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Speech study is for people who are scheduled to undergo electrode implantation for subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) or who have already undergone the procedure, and the impact of this procedure on speech and swallowing. Participation will involve 2-4 visits that will last approximately 2-3 hours in length.

For more information, please call our Research Coordinators at 312-503-2593 or 312-503-5645.

Last UpdateApril 5, 2013
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