Research Organizations

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Learn about the organizations that are committed to essential tremor research and other neurological diseases.

Web Access to Clinical Trials

Essential Tremor
Service provided by National Institutes of Health, linking patients to medical research.

Focal Dystonia
Service provided by National Institutes of Health, linking patients to medical research.

Thompson Center Watch
Resource for patients interested in participating in clinical trials.

Web Access to Research Publications

Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
A fully open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes clinical and scientific papers on tremor and hyperkinetic movements.

Wiley Interscience
Features journals, online books, reference works, databases and lab manuals, including but not limited to Annals of Neurology and Movement Disorders.

Gateway
Allows users to search numerous access systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Gateway is a web-based system that is geared for users who are unfamiliar with NLM resources.

Neurology
Official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Archives of Neurology
Interesting publications on neurological disorders.

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
Important papers covering the whole field of neurological practice.

Neurology Reviews
Selected articles available from featured issues.

Free Medical Journals
Dedicated to the promotion of free access to medical journals over the Internet. Sorts journals by specialty and availability, including but not limited to British Medical Journal, New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA.

Web MD
Timely and credible general and specific health information. The portal, Medscape, can be accessed from the same website. Medscape from WebMD, provides neurology and neurosurgery resources.

Research Organizations – Programs

Society for Neuroscience
Scientists and physicians committed to various programs, including research, pubic information and education of the brain and nervous system.

Dana Alliance
Comprised of the Dana Foundation and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Created Brain Awareness Week to bring attention to the brain and brain research. Partners with numerous affiliations, including the Society for Neuroscience.

American Academy of Neurology
International association of neurologists and neuroscientists.

American Neurological Association
Society of neurologists and neuroscientists dedicated to academic neurology, and the understanding of diseases of the nervous system.

European Neurological Society
Clinicians and scientists whose interest is directed towards practice, teaching or research in neurology and cognate fields .

The Movement Disorder Society
International organization of clinicians, scientists and health care professionals, interested in clinical disorders.

Child Neurology Society
Worldwide association of pediatric neurologists devoted to children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders.

International Neuropsychological Society
Founded as a scientific and educational organization to advance the study of brain-behavior relationships.

Research America
Public education and advocacy alliance that empowers members to actively support research.

Genetic Alliance
Union of international individuals with genetic conditions, and the advocacy groups, research and health care organizations that communicate their interests.

Brain Meta
Established to develop, implement and support a wide range of neuroinformatics tools, services and databases.

National Institutes of Health
One of the world’s most premier research centers. NIH is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes
NINDS is one of 27 NIH Institutes. Its goal is to decrease the burden of neurological disease by supporting research on the causes, treatment and prevention of neurological disorders.

National Human Genome Research Institute
Established as the National Center for Human Genome Research, renamed the National Human Genome Research Institute in 1997, the NHGRI has grown to include studies for grasping the human genome and its function in disease.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Dedicated to exploring complementary and healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training CAM researchers, and disseminating information to the public and professionals.

Food and Drug Administration
The FDA is a regulatory public health agency. Responsibilities include monitoring human drugs, biological products and medical devices.

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