Neurosciences Center

Neurosciences Center Research and Clinical Trials

Seeking Answers and Treatments for Neurologic Diseases

Neurologic diseases are among the most challenging and mysterious conditions facing doctors and their patients today. Temple researchers have made it their life’s mission to unravel the causes of these diseases. Our goal is simple: to develop better tests and more effective treatments for the benefit of our patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and other neurologic disorders.

Research Focus Areas 

Temple doctors and researchers participate in a wide range of research programs and protocols aimed at advancing the treatment of neurological conditions. Our work spans the basic science laboratories of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University to patient bedside. 

Laboratory investigation into the causes and mechanisms of neurological disease takes place in several Temple research centers. Here, scientists work to open the doors to more effective and targeted treatments — from novel pharmaceuticals and biologicals to therapies with genes, stem cells, and medical devices. 

Additionally, Temple doctors and scientists participate in clinical trials, testing the effectiveness of new medications and innovative surgical techniques for treating neurological disorders. Through these clinical trials, we are able to provide patients with access to therapies that aren’t yet available at other centers.

Learn more about our basic sciences and translational neurological research centers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine:

Ongoing Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

Clinical trials provide opportunities for patients to participate in the latest therapies available before they are commercially available. Observational studies look for new ways to detect disease, and do not include treatments or interventions. Both are an important part of medical advancement. We currently have a number of ongoing clinical trials and observational studies available for patients with neurological conditions:

ALS Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

The MDA/ALS Center of Hope offers several ongoing clinical trials and observational studies. This dedication to research is a core part of the Center and physicians’ commitment to find a cure for ALS. 

ALS Clinical Trials

ALS Clinical Studies

For more information about clinical trials and observational studies at the Temple Neurosciences Center, please ask your physician.