NeuroNEXT News

NeuroNEXT at the University of Iowa

The University of Iowa highlighted NeuroNEXT achievements in two campus publications: Iowa Now provides an overview of the ways the Network is accelerating the clinical trials process, and The Daily Iowan focuses on the ways NeuroNEXT is bringing together clinical sites and coordinating centers to advance neurological trials.

NeuroNEXT events at AAN 2018

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting will begin April 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The following NeuroNEXT events and presentations will take place:

NN102 SPRINT-MS top-line results achieve primary endpoints

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MediciNova, the industry sponsor of NN102 SPRINT-MS, announced the positive top-line results from the trial. The second funded NeuroNEXT trial, a study to evaluate the activity, safety, and tolerability of Ibudilast in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has very promising results for MS treatment. Results indicate that Ibudilast demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in the rate of progression of whole brain atrophy as compared to placebo.

February 2012 issue of The Lancet Neurology praises formation of NeuroNEXT

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Article Summary: In February, 2012, the US National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is due to announce the first study to be supported by the National Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials (NeuroNEXT). With this ambitious new network, NINDS aims to facilitate the progress of new drugs from the laboratory to the clinic, specifically at the stage of phase 2 trials and biomarker validation studies. New therapies for neurological diseases are undoubtedly needed, but how can NeuroNEXT make a difference?

NeuroNEXT U01 funding announcement

Please visit the NIH page for information related to the NeuroNEXT Clinical Trials (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) funding mechanism.  The FOA is available for applications beginning January 5, 2018, through January 8, 2021.