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Clinical Trials in Neurology

These clinical trials in the field of neurology are currently recruiting at UCSF. If you do not see the trial you are looking for, please check ClinicalTrials.gov.

Should you consider joining a clinical trial? Read this informative Q&A with Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant on the topic.

Alzheimer's Disease and other research studies at the Memory and Aging Center

Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromyelitis Optica and Neurosarcoidosis at the Multiple Sclerosis Center

Arteriorvenous Malformation (AVM)
Aicardi Syndrome
Autism
Cerebral Vasospasm
Chronic Primary Headache
Dystonia
Epilepsy
Huntington's Disease
Migraine
Parkinson's Disease
Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Stroke
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
TTR-Asociated Amyloidosis


Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain AVMs (ARUBA)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00389181
UCSF Contact: Nancy Quinnine, RN, 415-476-2677

Aicardi Syndrome
Brain Development Research Program
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00305305
UCSF Contact: Brieana M. Fregeau, 415-502-8039

Autism
Simons Variation in Individuals Project
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01527578
UCSF Contact: Nicholas Pojman, 415-502-8039

Cerebral Vasospasm
Non-Significant Risk Study Comparing the Nautilus NeuroWaveTM to Transcranial Doppler as an Aid to Diagnosing Vasospasm
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01595802
UCSF Contact: Wade Smith, MD, PhD, 415-353-1489

Headache
Neuroimaging Studies of Chronic Primary Headaches Using Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01741246
UCSF Contact: Michael Eller, 415-353-8393

Dystonia
Use of Interventional MRI for Implantation of Deep Brain Stimulator Electrodes (iMRI)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00792532
UCSF contact: Jamie Grace, 415-353-8328

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project (EPGP)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00552045
This study is no longer recruiting. For more information, please visit www.epgp.org

Huntington's Disease
Neurobiological Predictors of Huntington's Disease (PREDICT-HD)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00051324
UCSF Contact: Jon Gooblar,  415-476-3788
Other Contact: Stacie Vik 319-353-3716 Stacie-vik@uiowa.edu

Migraine
Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention Study (CHAMP)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01581281
UCSF Contact: Jennifer Fillman, 415-885-7832

Parkinson's Disease
Use of Interventional MRI for Implantation of Deep Brain Stimulator Electrodes (iMRI)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00792532
UCSF contact: Jamie Grace, 415-353-8328
More information about Parkinson's Disease research at UCSF can be found on our Parkinson's Disease Center site.

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01396343
UCSF Contact: Janace Hart, 415-514-2476

Stroke
Insulin Resistance Intervention After Stroke Trial (IRIS)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00091949
UCSF Contact: Keiko Fukuda, 415-514-2120
Other Contact: Anthony S. Kim, M.D., 415-476-3733
More information: http://www.iristrial.org/

Platelet-Oriented Inhibition in New TIA and Minor Ischemic Stroke (POINT)Trial, a Randomized, Double-blind, Multicenter Clinical Trial
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier:NCT00991029
UCSF Contact: Mary Farrant, MBA, BSN, RN / 415-502-7304

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
The WebTIA Project is actively recruiting subjects with symptoms of transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mini-stroke for an online research study with telephone follow-up with a neurologist. Visit http://tia.ucsf.edu/ to enroll.
UCSF Contact: Maria Kuchherzki, 415-375-0TIA (415-375-0842)
Other Contact: Anthony S. Kim, M.D., 415-476-3733

TTR-Associated Amyloidoisis
Transthyretin-Associated Amyloidoses Outcomes Survey (THAOS)
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00628745
UCSF Contact: Jeffrey Ralph, MD