Raleigh, NC

Neurology Clinical Research Site

Meridian's Raleigh, NC (Neurology), location partners with Raleigh Neurology Associates, PA, to conduct clinical trials related to disorders of the nervous system.

About this research site

Meridian partners with Raleigh Neurology Associates, PA to perform clinical trials in Raleigh, NC. This site explores medicines being studied for their affect on conditions such as:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Migraines
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Seizures
  • And other neurological conditions

Join a clinical trial in Raleigh

For more information about joining a clinical trial in Raleigh, complete the form at the bottom of this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you decide if the study is right for you.

Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.

Phone: (912) 623-2240 (call center)

Phone: (984) 251-1336 (clinic)

Meridian Clinical Research
1520 Sunday Drive, Suite 315
Raleigh, NC 27607

Clinical Research Partner Website

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Upcoming neurology research studies in Raleigh
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Meridian Clinical Research - Raleigh, NC is located in Suite 301, next to Raleigh Neurology Associates, PC.

Meet Your Physicians

Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. Research studies at our Raleigh research site are conducted in partnership with the following physicians at Raleigh Neurology Associates, PA.

Keith Carnes, MD

Kenneth Carnes, MD, PhD

  • Board certified in neurology
  • Joined Raleigh Neurology in 2001
  • Earned a combined MD/ PhD from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Completed a residency in adult neurology at Washington University Medical Center
  • Completed a fellowship in Stroke Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Studies at Washington University
  • Completed an internship in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis
  • Received his undergraduate degree in neurobiology from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

Casey F. Jeffreys, MD

  • Board certified in neurology
  • Received her MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Received her Bachelor of Science in neural science at New York University
  • Completed an internal medicine internship followed by neurology residency at Duke University
  • Completed fellowship training in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology at Duke University
Thomas Perkins, MD

Thomas Perkins, MD, PhD

  • Board-certified in neurology and doubly board-certified in Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, subspecialty in sleep medicine
  • Joined Raleigh Neurology in 1997, where he developed and now directs the Sleep Medicine Program, which has the distinction of having been nationally accredited since 2002
  • Is actively involved in the clinical research of sleep disorders and epilepsy and enjoys opportunities to lecture on sleep-related topics and  publish his research
  • Received his MD from the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOM)
  • Completed a PhD in neurobiology at NEOUCOM, in conjunction with Kent State University, studying the electrophysiologic and pharmacologic mechanisms of learning and memory
  • Completed a residency in neurology as well as a fellowship in epilepsy and sleep medicine at Duke University Medical Center
  • Completed an internship at Akron City Hospital
  • Received a BS in biology in 1985 from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio
Bradley Robottom, MD

Bradley Robottom, MD

  • Practices general neurology with special interests in clinical research and in the use of botulinum toxin (Botox®) for neurological disorders
  • Joined Raleigh Neurology Associates in 2011
  • Earned an MD from the Medical University of South Carolina
  • Served on the faculty at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
  • Completed a movement disorders fellowship at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine, receiving additional training in the management of Parkinson’s disease and tremor disorders.
  • Completed an internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Systems
  • Member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorders Society
John Scagnelli, MD

John Scagnelli, MD

  • Specializes in Multiple Sclerosis and Adult Neurology
  • Earned his MD from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
  • Completed a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fellowship to study the clinical care and research of patients with multiple sclerosis and related disorders at the University of Virginia.
  • Completed his Neurology Residency at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Received his BS in Human Development from Cornell University
  • Member of the National MS Society and the American Academy of Neurology
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