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Healthcare Innovations Institute

Our research mission at the Healthcare Innovations Institute, an affiliate of The Neurology Institute, is to provide state of the art medical care and opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials. Here our physicians are educated and informed on new drugs and devices, from pharmaceuticals to biotechnology, to use better strategies with our medical treatments for patients. In addition, our multi-lingual staff are able to explain the clinical trials thoroughly to our patients and answer any questions they may have. 

Our physicians and nurse practitioners involved with research are on staff at Broward Health North, Coral Springs Medical Center, North West Medical Center, University Hospital and Kindred Hospital Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. Daily, we have been successful in enrolling for all clinical trials offered.

Our facility includes: 

  • Exam Rooms
  • IV Infusion Services
  • Wifi 
  • WebEx & Video Conferences
  • Off Site Temperature Storage Facility
  • Designated Laboratory & Centrifuges
  • Temperature Controlled Drug Freezer ( -20 °C ) & Refrigerators (2-8 °C) 
  • Double Locked Medication Room
  • Dry Ice

Accessibility: 

  • Free Parking / Transit Bus Line
  • Senior Shuttle Stops in front of the building
  • Miami & Fort Lauderdale International Airports
  • Emergency Room 200 Ft from the Research Facility with 911 Paramedics

CALL (954) 530-5844 FOR MORE INFORMATION


Parkinson's Disease

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We are proud to offer patients ground breaking therapeutic options at multiple stages of the disease. We are actively enrolling patients in Phase II, Phase III and Phase IV clinical trials for Parkinson's Disease. This provides us revolutionary alternatives to conventional regimens.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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 We participate in several clinical trials for MS. We understand this diseases multiple forms and presentations. We continue to pursue additional clinical trials to offer promising results. We also have a non-interventional trial involved with gathering data to better characterize the natural history of MS and to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of treatment medications for MS. 

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

At this time, we are able to provide cutting edge treatment options for patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries. We are actively enrolling patients in a clinical trial investigating the efficacy of a medication to treat neurobehavioral disinhibition (including aggression, agitation, and irritability) in patients with traumatic brain injury. We provide support with both neuropsychological testing and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Trigeminal Neuralgia

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For patients suffering from this debilitating disorder, not only are we providing expertise with traditional medications, we are excited to offer a clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a medication to treat patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Alzheimer's Disease

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As we continue to serve a large patient population with this progressive neurodegenerative disorder, with the support of clinical neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists, we understand the need for cutting edge research to combat this disease. We offer multiple clinical trials for Alzheimer's Disease. This includes ICARE AD Research Project. We are also excited to offer patients the opportunity to enroll in trial addressing Dementia with agitation. As medical providers we continue to acknowledge the need to minimize the caregiver burden.

Mood Disorders/Depression

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Offering Pilot Study with supervised home based transcranial direct current stimulation for major depressive disorders (MDD). Enrolling for other mood disorders with a variety of therapeutic options.

CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy)

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Introducing

 Phase 2 Trial to Investigate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Subcutaneously Administered Efgartigimod with rHuPH20 in Adult Patients with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy 

Cancer

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Investigating and analyzing cancer genetics for strategic targeting of genes and optimal Cancer Prevention.

Other Specialty Trials

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Our site is also conducting several multiple specialty trials investigating interventional medication for a variety of neurological disorders.

Myasthenia Gravis

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Now open for enrollment in

Phase 3B, Randomized, Open-label, Parallel-Group Trial to Evaluate Different Dosing Regimens of Intravenous Efgartigimod to Maximize and Maintain Clinical Benefit in Patients With Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

Alzheimer's Dementia

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If you are a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s dementia, you may be familiar with the agitated behaviors that many people with this condition experience. Examples of some easily identifiable agitated behaviors are: • Restlessness • Pacing/aimless wandering • Screaming • Kicking • Shouting • Hitting others or self • Throwing things • Pushing people • Resistiveness • Hurting self or others • Constant unwarranted requests for attention or help • Tearing things or destroying property To be eligible for this study, a potential participant must: Be between the ages of 50 and 90 Have a diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s disease Have moderate-to-severe agitation that interferes with their daily life .

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Healthcare Innovations Institute

THE NEUROLOGY INSTITUTE 5441 N UNIVERSITY DRIVE, SUITE 101 Coral Springs, FL 33067 US

RESEARCH@NEUROFL.COM

(954) 530-5844

Hours

Mon

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Tue

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Wed

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Thu

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Fri

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

OUR RESEARCH STAFF


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Dr. Gauri Nayak-Barot, MS, Ph.D., CCRP

 Director of Clinical Research and Business Development 

Dr. Nayak-Barot earned her Ph D. from Florida Atlantic University followed by post-doctoral training at Boston University. She is an experienced, multi-disciplinary scientist with vast experience in Clinical Research and Operations. She is also a well published author in top quality peer-reviewed journals. Her role at Healthcare Innovations Institute includes overseeing Clinical Trial activities as well as developing , coordinating and implementing plans to increase existing clinical business and capture new opportunities.

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Patty Bruckner, CRC

Patty has worked in the medical field for many years. She gained comprehensive clinical, educational, and research experience in multi-physician clinical trials. With a background in clinical research experience, Patty pursued her degree in nursing. She has experience in pediatrics, pediatric critical care, internal medicine, pain management, and rehabilitative medicine for NFL athletes. Her experience as a student of nursing taught her exceptional patient care and medical treatment.

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Maria Anaya, CRC

Maria received her AS in Forensic Science and went on to receive her BS in Biology. She is an experienced and skilled Clinical Research Coordinator with many years of experience. She began as a Research Assistant and gained experience to become a CRC. Maria takes pride in providing patients with compassionate care at the highest level.

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Claudia Cardenas, CRC

Claudia has working in clinical research for many years with several years specifically in neurology research. She is very passionate about her contribution to research and enjoys working with patients directly. Claudia is compassionate and understanding. She is also certified as a phlebotomy technician.

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Olivia Martinez, CRC

Olivia has worked in the medical field for over 4 years and is certified as an emergency medical technician, phlebotomist, patient care technician, and medical administrative assistant. As a Clinical Research Coordinator, Olivia aims to prioritize patient relations and provide them with the highest level of care.

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