researchstudiesThe Brain Resource Center has been in close collaboration with Brain Resource Ltd.: www.brainresource.com, an international consortium of researchers, who have established a standardized benchmark in databasing the human brain through unprecedented levels of integration and quality control. Brain Resource Ltd. contributes data via BRAINnet to many research studies.

Past Research Studies

All studies are currently closed. Information provided here is for reference.

Multiple Sclerosis

A research study conducted to learn about patients’ satisfaction and safety of fingolimod compared to other MS drugs.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 18 and 65
  • had been diagnosed with a relapsing form of MS
  • had taken a drug used to control your MS symptoms for 6 months or longer

 

 

Lupus & Pain

Study conducted to gather clinical trial medication information on those who suffer from Lupus.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 18 and 65
  • had been diagnosed with Lupus
  • had suffered from pain more than 2 times a week

 

 

Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

Study conducted to gather clinical trial medication information on those who suffer from Lupus.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 6 and 17
  • had been diagnosed with ADHD or experiencing related symptoms
  • were candidates for Ritalin
  • were seen twice, 6 weeks apart

 
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Depression (Englewood Cliffs, NJ)

The aim of this research was to identify brain, cognitive and genetic markers that predict treatment response to 3 antidepressant medications.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 18 and 65
  • had been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and had no recent use of antidepressant medications
  • used English as a primary language

 
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Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

The aim of this study was to identify physical and psychological markers that predict treatment response to a stimulant medication in children diagnosed with ADHD.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 6 and 17
  • had no prior history of ADHD
  • were fluent and literate in English

 
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Memory

The aim of the study was to examine memory and cognition in adults ages 50-65.

Qualifying participants in this study:

  • were between the ages of 50 and 65
  • were willing and able to commit to the time and task requirements of the study (up to 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week for 6 weeks from their home)
  • had the vision, hearing, motor, and comprehension skills to successfully complete assessment and required tasks

 
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