As part of an academic medical center, the Division of Neuromuscular Disease at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg) aims to improve the human health through scientific research.
About Clinical Trials
Clinical trials test or study drugs, surgical procedures, medical devices, or interventions with human subjects. They look to determine their safety and effectiveness in relation to treating specific diseases. Clinical trials are part of clinical research and are at the heart of all medical advances.
Division of Neuromuscular Disease Clinical Trials
The following searchable list includes all the Division of Neuromuscular Disease clinical trials currently looking for participants.
Please feel free to contact us with inquiries about any of our ongoing research.
cIRB: Topiramate as a disease altering therapy for Cryptogenic Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy (CSPN)
This is a 96-week placebo-controlled trial of topiramate at a target dose of 100 mg daily (50 mg twice daily) as a potentially disease altering therapy for Cryptogenic Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy
INCLUSION: 1. Age 18-75; 2. Diagnosis of confirmed cryptogenic symptomatic distal symmetric peripheral polyneuropathy; 3. Prediabetes based on American Diabetes Association; 4. No history of prior therapy with topiramate; 5. Waist circumference >102 cm for men, >88 cm for women