National Stroke Foundation

Welcome to the National Stroke Association Clinical Trials Resource Center, presented in partnership with CenterWatch, the leading publisher of information on clinical research for patients and their advocates and healthcare professionals. Please click on the links below to learn more about clinical research and new medical therapies for stroke treatment and prevention.

About Clinical Research
This section provides background information about the clinical trials process and what to expect when you volunteer to participate in a clinical trial. Here, you'll find answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials and also suggestions for where to find more information.

Listing of Stroke Trials
This is a listing of U.S. and international clinical trials for stroke that are actively recruiting volunteers. Use this listing to search for clinical trials by geographic region. Please note that the list includes only trials posted on and may not include all existing trials for stroke.

Listing of Studies at
Link to, a comprehensive listing of federally and privately supported clinical trials. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Email Notification Service
Register your email address to be notified when new stroke clinical trials are posted to the database.

FDA Drug Approvals - Neurology Listings
This is a comprehensive listing of drugs that have recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the area of neurology.

Neurology Research Centers
This directory provides detailed profiles of hundreds of clinical research centers specializing in neurology research. Research centers are organized geographically by state, city and center name.

New Medical Therapies (NMT) Trial Results
NMT Weekly Trial Results database is designed to provide easy access to information about the results of completed and ongoing clinical trials.  Please note that search results are based on relevance and are not listed chronologically.

Patient Bookstore
The bookstore contains a series of brochures - published and sold by CenterWatch - that patients and their advocates can use to learn more about the clinical trials industry and how to identify and volunteer for clinical trials.