Under one grant, Wake Forest Baptist will become one of 25 clinical sites in the Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials. Known as NeuroNEXT, the network was created in 2011 to make neuroscience clinical trials more efficient and to advance the development of new treatments for neurological diseases.
Through another grant, Wake Forest Baptist will be one of 29 regional centers in NIH StrokeNet, established in 2013 to develop, promote and conduct high-quality, multi-site clinical trials focused on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery. As a regional center, Wake Forest Baptist will coordinate the network-related activities of its partners in the Western North Carolina StrokeNet: Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte and Asheville-based Mission Health.
Wake Forest Baptist is the only North Carolina institution participating as a clinical site or regional center in these network.
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