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New national clinical trials network for neurological disorders to foster cutting-edge treatments
Date:9/12/2012

DALLAS Sept. 13, 2012 UT Southwestern Medical Center's expertise in neurology has earned it a place in an innovative national clinical trials network that will make it easier to test promising treatments for patients with brain, muscle and nerve disorders.

UT Southwestern, one of 25 sites selected for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke's (NINDS) new Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials, is the only participating medical center in Texas and its bordering states.

The network, known as NeuroNEXT, represents a unique model of clinical trials for brain diseases. By creating a shared infrastructure and institutional review board, institute officials said they expect to minimize the time and expense of studies while making new treatments available to patients more quickly.

"We want to bring the fruits of discovery in the laboratory as quickly as we can to the patients who need them," said Dr. Mark Goldberg, chairman of neurology and neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern and a co-principal investigator for the project. "It is more efficient to have a well-organized team in place, allowing us to test one therapy after the next."

UT Southwestern is expected to receive $1.4 million in NINDS support over the next seven years for its role in the network.

Dr. Petra Kaufmann, the NINDS' associate director for clinical research, said UT Southwestern was an excellent candidate for NeuroNEXT because of the medical center's breadth of multidisciplinary expertise across the subspecialties of neurology, neurological surgery and neuroradiology for pediatrics and adults. She also cited the medical center's clinical research experience and access to a large patient population.

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Contact: Jeff Carlton
jeffrey.carlton@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center
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