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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Content

The home page lists nine ‘studies seeking patients’. Each title links to a full description of the trial, with contact details, in the National Institutes of Health ClinicalTrials.gov website.
There are also listings of NINDS-sponsored Stroke Studies in Progress and also Completed Stroke Studies. These are quite difficult to access (see below – access).

The NINDS is an agency of the US Federal Government, and is described as the United States of America’s leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Other information available

The rest of the site offers general information on news, events, the NINDS mission, funding opportunities and detailed information on disorders. The main disorders covered include:
Alzheimer’s disease
Autism
Cerebral palsy
Epilepsy
Headache
Multiple sclerosis
Parkinson’s disease
Stroke
Traumatic brain injury.

The disorders section also offers links to research literature, press releases, publications, and related organisations.

Access

Free. No password or pre-registration required. The NINDS-sponsored stroke studies listings are reached from the Disorders page, by clicking on Stroke, then Stroke: Hope through Research.

Comments

The Stroke Studies in Progress listings are dated March 1999. It is unclear how frequently these are updated.
There is a search engine for the whole site.

Register

Site

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Content

The home page lists nine ‘studies seeking patients’. Each title links to a full description of the trial, with contact details, in the National Institutes of Health ClinicalTrials.gov website.There are also listings of NINDS-sponsored Stroke Studies in Progress and also Completed Stroke Studies. These are quite difficult to access (see below – access).The NINDS is an agency of the US Federal Government, and is described as the United States of America’s leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Other information available

The rest of the site offers general information on news, events, the NINDS mission, funding opportunities and detailed information on disorders. The main disorders covered include:Alzheimer’s diseaseAutismCerebral palsyEpilepsyHeadacheMultiple sclerosisParkinson’s diseaseStrokeTraumatic brain injury.The disorders section also offers links to research literature, press releases, publications, and related organisations.

Access

Free. No password or pre-registration required. The NINDS-sponsored stroke studies listings are reached from the Disorders page, by clicking on Stroke, then Stroke: Hope through Research.

Comments

The Stroke Studies in Progress listings are dated March 1999. It is unclear how frequently these are updated.There is a search engine for the whole site.