Neuroscience Clinical Trials

Our focus on neuroscience research means that we can provide greater medical and scientific expertise and operational excellence - all critical to the success of neuroscience trials. With a market-leading reputation in the field, inVentiv Health Clinical's experience spans all phases of clinical research and a broad spectrum of indications in adult and pediatric psychiatry, neurology, and analgesia.

Scientific Leadership

inVentiv Health Clinical's neuroscience team is led by professionals who are industry experienced drug development experts, board-certified psychiatrists, neurologists, and licensed psychologists. Our experts are widely respected i neuroscience clinical development and involved in a broad range of research activity including specialized committees and research societies. Our medical and scientific experts have authored more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, six books, and 80 CNS study protocols. This expert knowledge is fundamental to how we run clinical trials; it supports our clients' decision making and adds value throughout the entire development process.

Applied Therapeutic Knowledge

We build clinical operations teams that have extensive neuroscience experience, with seasoned project directors, project managers, and CRAs throughout the world. Seamless integration of scientific, medical, and operations teams means every aspect of a inVentiv Health Clinical neuroscience study is more efficient and exact.

Global Expertise in Rater Training

inVentiv Health Clinical offers global rater training services in more than 15 languages, including expert content videotapes. Our international network of multilingual clinical consultants offers country-specific expertise with issues related to training and translation/harmonization of scales. Through global rater training, we work to improve the quality and consistency of test administration and test scoring/behavioral rating of scales so that data are more valid and reliable.


  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Generalized anxiety panic disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Addiction
  • Eating disorders


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Sleep disorders
  • Neuro muscular disorders
  • Stroke


  • Migraine
  • Chronic mon-malignant pain
  • Lower back (acute and chronic)
  • Neuropathic pain (diabetic, post-herpetic, post traumatic/post-surgical)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post-operative/procedural pain
  • Cancer pain (chronic, breakthrough)

Special Populations


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Therapeutic Expertise Brochure


Alzheimer's Disease Case Study


Hunter's Syndrome Case Study