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Clinical trials are the only pathway to new treatments.

Facts About Trials:

  • We are one of the largest clinical trial programs in the nation
  • We are revolutionizing the clinical trials process with our innovative multi-site consortium model
  • We offer a variety of promising new treatments
  • We conduct trials in several conditions and brain disorders
  • We provide diverse biomarker resources

Clinical Trials: Types

Observational Interventional
  • Pills
  • Injection/infusion
  • Exercise
  • Magnetic stimulation
  • Blood test
  • Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) Prevention

Current research

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Read more about all open Clinical Trials at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Clinical Trials: Populations

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Huntington's disease
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Normal elderly
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (professional fighters)

Clinical Trials: Biomarkers


Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)


  • Structural
  • Functional


  • Metabolic
  • Amyloid