Ongoing Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are controlled research studies conducted to investigate alternative treatments for patients with medical, surgical, neurological or psychiatric disorders. Physicians in the Department of Neurology participate in a number of clinical trials related to specific neurological disorders.

Multiple Sclerosis

A Combination Trial of Copaxone Plus Estriol in Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) (Estriol in MS).

Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Study of Oral BG00012 Monotherapy in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.

A Dose-Blind, Multicenter, Extension Study to Determine the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Two Doses of BG00012 Monotherapy in Subjects With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.

Prospective Observational Long-term Safety Registry of Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Have Participated in Cladribine Clinical Trials (PREMIERE).

TYGRIS: TYSABRI® Global Observational Program in Safety.

Parkinson's Disease

Neurophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Parkinsonian Motor Signs.

Detecting Dopaminergic Deficits in Individuals At-risk for Parkinsonism.

Fox Investigation for New Discovery of Biomarkers (BioFIND).


Randomized Evaluation of Recurrent Stroke Comparing PFO Closure to Established Current Standard of Care Treatment.

Imaging The Causes And Consequences Of Adolescent Inhalant Abuse.


Antihypertensive Treatment of Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage.

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Active-controlled, Parallel-group Trial With an Open-label Extension Phase to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Oral E5501 Versus Eltrombopag in Adults With Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura).

SAPPHIRE Worldwide: Stenting and Angioplasty With Protection in Patients At High-Risk for Endarterectomy.