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Neurology and Neurosurgery Clinical Trials

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Brain Tumor Clinical Trials
The Brain Tumor Team at Johns Hopkins is proud to offer state of the art care for patients with malignant brain tumors. Well-designed and carefully conducted research will lead us to the next major breakthrough in the treatment of these patients and eventually lead to cures.

HIV-Associated Cognitive Impairment Clinical Trials
The Johns Hopkins University is conducting a Phase II, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of Minocycline in the treatment of HIV-associated cognitive impairment. Sponsored by the ACTG (NIAID) and Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium (NINDS) Pi: Dr. Ned Sacktor.

HIV Neuropathy Clinical Trials
The Johns Hopkins University is one of 5 sites participating in a multi-center pilot study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Procrit in the treatment of HIV- associated sensory neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is the most frequent neurological complication of HIV infection and its treatment with antiretrovirals. The most common symptom of HIV-SN is pain in the feet. If you are interested in this study, please contact the Study Coordinator at 410-502-7611. PI: Dr. Justin McArthur

Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials
Several new treatments for multiple sclerosis have been successfully developed over the last decade. Each of these drugs has had to undergo extensive investigation before obtaining approval for general use.

Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical Trials
Do you have Peripheral Neuropathy? Are you interested in participating in a research study for people who currently take Neurontin® for peripheral neuropathy pain? In our study, you will continue taking Neurontin® along with two other common medications. The study will consist of 12 weekly outpatient visits at Johns Hopkins Hospital. You are able to earn up to $600 for your participation in this study. If you are interested and would like to learn more, please call 443-287-0589.  PI: Michael J. Polydefkis, MD IRB #2040816

Sleep Disorders Center Clinical Trials

  • Participants are needed for a study to evaluate a new, non-narcotic sleep medication in patients with arthritis.

Spine Center Clinical Trials

Transverse Myelitis Clinical Trials

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Maryland Patients

Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259

Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337


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