Research Studies

IMAGiNe Study on anti-MAG IgM paraprotein-associated peripheral neuropathy expanding in the U.S.

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is pleased to announce a new partnership to further research on anti-MAG IgM paraprotein-associated peripheral neuropathy. FPN will be partnering with the IMAGiNe study, a global research collaborative focusing on anti-MAG and IgM paraprotein-associated peripheral neuropathy. Thanks to a donation from the Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Fund, FPN …

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Topiramate as a Disease Altering Therapy for Cryptogenic Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy

NeuroNEXT and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are undergoing a double-blind, placebo clinical trial looking at the effectiveness of treating peripheral neuropathy with the FDA-approved drug, topiramate. This is a 96-week placebo-controlled trial of topiramate at a target dose of 100 mg daily (50 mg twice daily) as a potentially disease …

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Research Study for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple Dose Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of NYX-2925 in Subjects with Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. Aptinyx Inc. is conducting a research study evaluating multiple doses of its investigational drug NYX-2925 versus placebo in treating the neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Enrollment into this …

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Long-Time Course of Idiopathic Small Fiber Neuropathy

Small study offers hope to patients with small fiber neuropathy Many patients diagnosed with small fiber neuropathy, one of the many forms of peripheral neuropathy, ask their physicians about their prognosis. Physicians are usually not sure how to answer, since there is not a lot of research to back whether the condition will improve or …

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Dr. Sandra Rieger’s Research Could Lead to Advances in Prevention of Peripheral Neuropathy

What do zebrafish have to do with peripheral neuropathy research? In September 2017, we reported that Dr. Sandra Rieger had received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant to continue her study of nerve regeneration and peripheral neuropathy. (See MDI Biological Laboratory Scientist Receives Grant to Study Peripheral Neuropathy.) In this study, she noticed …

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International Research on Peripheral Neuropathy

It is not unusual for peripheral neuropathy patients, their caregivers and loved ones to be heard wishing for research on PN that may bring hope for better treatments or even a cure. Many people share the perception that little or no research is occurring on peripheral neuropathy leaving them frustrated and sometimes even angry. In …

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