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In addition to laboratory research, UNC Neurology supports a robust clinical research program. The Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) supports over 60 active industry, NIH, and investigator-initiated studies at any given time. Current trials include those for epilepsy, memory and cognitive disorders, neurocritical care, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, pediatric neurology, and neurosurgical spine

Michael Wang, MD

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The NCTU model strengthens research support by providing highly-trained research coordinators who collaborate with investigators and sponsors with the goal of conducting clinical trials efficiently and with the highest standards. The NCTU team provides our experienced investigators with primary coordinators, backup coordinators, and administrative support to assist with regulatory compliance, budgets, and quality oversight. This support expedites study start-up and ensures high-quality clinical trial conduct.

To learn more, please contact:

Susan E. Wilson, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit

170 Manning Drive
Physicians Office Building, CB# 7025
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7025