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Clinical Trials

Clinical research under the direction of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is conducted through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Scientists at the medical school are conducting hundreds of clinical trials daily. Learn more about all our work via the Feinberg Office of Research Clinical Trials page

Search below by disease or condition to explore our current clinical trials and find investigator and contact information. For more information about the research or participation, please call our office at 312-695-6829.

 

Trials
Neuromodulation and Neurorehabilitation for Treatment of Functional Deficits after mTBI plus PTSD
The purpose of this study is to alleviate persisting attention deficits related to mTBI and PTSD by treating the neurocognitive system of attention.
  • Adults age 18-60
  • mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) event at least 3 months to 10 years ago
  • Have co-occurring mTBI and PTSD as defined by the Symptom Attribution and Classification Algorithm (SACA) and Clinically Administered PTSD Scale for DSMV (CAPS5)
Pape, Theresa L Bender LPape, Theresa L Bender L
  • Map it 710 N. Fairbanks Ct. Olson Paivlion
    Chicago, IL
NCT02397668 STU00203773
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For more information on this study please contact us:

Guernon, Ann 1-708-202-8387 ext 23114
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D-Cycloserine for the Treatment of Chronic, Refractory Low Back Pain
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of D-cycloserine versus placebo in relieving the signs and symptoms of patients with chronic lower back pain. This study will last for 26 weeks and will require approx…
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of D-cycloserine versus placebo in relieving the signs and symptoms of patients with chronic lower back pain. This study will last for 26 weeks and will require approximately 6 visits to the study clinic. There will be two groups in this study. You will have an equal chance of being in either group. One group will receive D-cycloserine in capsule form and one group will receive placebo in capsule form. All participants have to take two capsules every day, one in the morning and one in the evening. There will be a 1 in 2 chance of receiving placebo.
Must have a history of low back pain for a minimum of 6 months with or without signs and symptoms of radiculopathy
Male or female, age 18 years or older
Must be in generally stable health
Must have a smartphone that will allow downloading of the pain app
Must be willing to abstain from drinking alcohol during the course of the study.
If female, must be post-menopausal for at least one year or practicing an accepted, highly effective method of contraception or abstinence and plan to continue during the course of the study.
Schnitzer, Thomas JSchnitzer, Thomas J
  • Map it 710 N. Lake Shore Dr. Abbott Hall
    Chicago, IL
NCT03535688 STU00205398
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For more information on this study please contact us:

Taira, Ethan 312 503 3806
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Brain pathophysiology of osteoarthritis pain
This research study is being done to better understand the causes of knee pain in people with osteoarthritis, and to identify factors that lead to persistent pain after total knee replacement or recovery of knee pain following a total knee replacement. We …
This research study is being done to better understand the causes of knee pain in people with osteoarthritis, and to identify factors that lead to persistent pain after total knee replacement or recovery of knee pain following a total knee replacement. We are also trying to better understand the changes in brain function, senses, personality and performance abilities after a total knee replacement surgery. Participants will be enrolled in the study for about 13 months and will undergo up to 3 MRI scans of their brain.
Must have a history of osteoarthritis in a knee and have elected to undergo total knee replacement surgery (TKR) in the knee. Or may have a history of osteoarthritis in a knee and have not elected to undergo a TKR. Must be 40 years or older and be in generally stable health. Must have a smartphone that will allow downloading of a pain app. If female, must be post-menopausal for at least one year or practicing an accepted, highly effective method of contraception or abstinence and plan to continue during the course of the study.
Apkarian, ApkarApkarian, Apkar
  • Map it 710 N. Lake Shore Dr. Abbott Hall
    Chicago, IL
STU00207973
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For more information on this study please contact us:

Shah, Samantha +1 312 503 4665
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