Research and Clinical Trials
The Division’s research focuses on a wide range of neurological disorders, including mitochondrial disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, Angelman’s syndrome, and cognitive impairment associated with autism spectrum disorders and genetic/metabolic disorders.
For detailed information on research activities of our team members, visit the UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics website.
Active Clinical Trials
T-Force Study: The primary purpose of this study is to determine the safety and tolerability of an investigational medication for Tourette syndrome. Each child who qualifies will receive study medication, study-related medical exams and laboratory tests at no cost.
Eligibility critera: Boys and girls ages 6 to 18 with Tourette syndrome
Compensation for time and travel may be available.