Welcome to Project RockSTARR! First, thank you for being a hero. Your participation in research gives hope to countless individuals living with depression.
We want to celebrate you by donating to a local mental health advocacy organization in your area. Please click on the research site below where you will be participating. There you will find information on local advocacy organizations where you or your loved ones can find support and education. Soon you will have the opportunity to choose one of them to have a donation sent in your honor.
Thank you for being a part of this important research! Your participation in Project RockSTARR will not affect your compensation in any way.
ActivMed Practices & Research is a woman-owned, multi-specialty independent clinical research site with 4 locations in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. We conduct studies in the areas of Neurology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Pain, Nutraceuticals, Vaccines, Medical Devices, and more. We are also Virtual Trial Capable.
Click HERE for ActivMed’s local advocacy organizations.
Altea Research, founded in 2012 by Jelena Kunovac, M.D., M.S., conducts Phase II to IV studies, focusing on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety disorders. Dr. Kunovac, along with Associate Medical Director Mustafa Rawaf, D.O.. are passionate about working in under-served communities and indigent populations in and around Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Artemis Institute for Clinical Research was established in 2008 by a group of colleagues with extensive clinical research experience, who shared a commitment to developing a more thoughtful and professional approach to conducting clinical trials. Artemis was founded on the core purpose of prioritizing patients, advancing medicine, and improving the world.
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Boston Clinical Trials (BCT) is a leading, independent medical research center located in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston, MA, with a state-of-the-art 6,000 sq ft facility. Our clinical research team has conducted hundreds of studies across numerous therapeutic areas including, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Sexual Dysfunction, and Urology.
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California Neuroscience Research (CNR) was founded in Sherman Oaks, California in late 2002 by Dr. Thomas Shiovitz. CNR specializes in partnerships with pharmaceutical sponsors to enhance clinical trial design and execution. Safe and ethical treatment of patients and the production of organized, high-quality data are paramount.
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Center for Emotional Fitness (CFEF) is a comprehensive mental-health treatment center. We offer psychiatric and psychological services that include medication management, psychotherapy, addiction treatment, family counseling, group therapy, hypnosis and hypnotherapy. We also conduct research studies that evaluate new psychiatric medications, which can provide a cost-free alternative to traditional psychiatric care.
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Chicago Research Center is a trusted clinical research center dedicated to the advancement of medicine and treatments. We specialize in phase I-IV clinical trials for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Our devoted team of board-certified physicians and psychologists, experienced coordinators, licensed clinicians, research and medical assistants, and registered sleep technicians have participated in more than a 750 clinical trials of various indications.
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Collaborative Neuroscience Network (CNS), founded in 2000, has grown to become one of the largest clinical research providers in the country, and the largest in Southern California. CNS operates three outpatient clinics located in Southern California (Garden Grove, Long Beach and Torrance) as well as a dedicated Phase I Unit and a JCAHO-accredited Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) centrally located in the greater Los Angeles area.
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Core Clinical Research, located in Everett, Washington, is a local, independently-owned, clinical research center specializing in conditions pertaining to the central nervous system. At Core Clinical Research we are proud to be psychiatrist owned and operated. Our dedicated research staff works together to provide high-quality comprehensive care. Our compassionate and understanding doctors and coordinators take pride in paying close attention to each patient’s needs.
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CT Clinical Research has extensive experience conducting clinical research studies over the past 25 years in both neuropsychiatric and metabolic disease states. We are conveniently located at the convergence of three major highways, and treat patients from all over Connecticut and western Massachusetts. Our founder and principal investigator, C. Brendan Montano M.D., practices Internal Medicine and Psychiatry on site, and has conducted more than 80 clinical trials over the past two decades.
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Donald J. Garcia Jr. MD PA is now called Austin Clinical Trial Partners. the rebranding of our research services team as Austin Clinical Trial Partners to reflect the work we do beyond Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. Our clinical trials work helps advance both knowledge of the origins and treatments for mental health and neurological conditions. Dr. Garcia, who still runs the practice, has been a licensed physician and board certified psychiatrist for over twenty five years. He is known for his comprehensive approach to evaluation and treatment, taking biological, psychological, social and cultural details into account as he gets to know his patients.
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Duke University Medical Center is focused on leveraging the vast research resources at Duke University and facilitating collaborations that provide or enhance the infrastructure, education and resources needed to take promising ideas from concept, through development and testing, and into patient care. A part of the Duke University School of Medicine, the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) is the largest academic clinical research organization in the world. The DCRI has conducted studies at more than 37,000 sites in 65 countries, enrolled more than 1.2 million people into clinical trials and produced more than 10,000 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
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Excell Research is a clinical research facility dedicated to improving the lives of patients through the advancement of safe and effective medication therapies. Founded over 15 years ago, Excell Research partners with major pharmaceutical sponsors to conduct clinical research trials for new medications and treatments primarily in the areas of psychiatry; Alzheimer’s Disease and memory loss; women’s health; and other central nervous system conditions such as migraines and fibromyalgia.
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Finger Lakes Clinical Research (FLCR), a clinical research facility in Rochester, NY, operates under the direction of Dr. Sarah Atkinsonand Dr Peter Deane. FLCR conducts clinical studies specializing in central nervous system (CNS) trials. These clinical trials encompass a broad range of illnesses including anxiety disorders, ADHD, major depression, bipolar (manic/depressive) illness and schizophrenia. In addition, we have conducted peripheral neuropathy (pain) studies and cancer pain trials.
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Florida Behavioral Medicine is a group practice established since 2002. We specialize in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry and all types of Behavioral health issues.
We have a team of Board certified Physicians and Therapists providing the highest level of care. Our team of Physicians also conducts Research including trial of future Medications for different psychiatric illnesses. We provide both inpatient and outpatient care.
Click HERE for Florida Behavioral Medicine’s local advocacy organizations.
FutureSearch Trials conducts clinical research studies in the areas of Psychiatry and Neurology. Our trials are overseen by the FDA and conform to their standards of good clinical practice. These research studies allow us, along with our research participants, to help advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a number of medical disorders. We offer clinical research studies in both Austin and Dallas.
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Scranton Medical Institute, part of Global Medical Institute (GMI) is an Investigative Research Company which conducts Phase I-IV human clinical trials for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices industry through our network of wholly-owned and affiliated clinical research facilities. Each facility offers specialized care across a broad spectrum of therapeutic indications enrolling patients of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Our clinicians are all board certified within their area of expertise and are currently enrolling patients from their own private practice populations and the GMI clinical trial patient database.
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Hassman Research Institute (HRI) is a leading clinical research organization that conducts both inpatient and outpatient Phase I-IV clinical trials in a wide variety of CNS, Healthy, and medical therapeutic areas. HRI’s highly trained and experienced staff, including four board certified clinical investigators, are dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of quality results in the trials they conduct.
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Innovative Clinical Research is part of Segal Trials, a privately held network of five research sites throughout South Florida conducting Phase I-IV research trials with a primary emphasis on psychiatry, neurology, addiction, insomnia, general medicine, healthy volunteers, infectious diseases, vaccines, and women’s health. Staying true to its core values of quality, customer service, advocacy and patient care, the Segal Trials team of over 110 professionals remain agile and competitive, expanding and growing based on the needs of its sponsors and its patients. is a network of research sites comprised of numerous physicians and offices throughout South Florida and South Carolina conducting Phase I-IV research trials.
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Insight Clinical Trials was established 12 years ago by Elisa Poggi, MSW/LSW. She saw a need for more treatment options for patients with neurological disorders and mental illnesses. Mark Stillman M.D. accepted the position as Principal Investigator at Insight Clinical Trials in 2020. Together they have created a welcoming, encouraging environment for patients and families to learn more about their diseases and what options are available, turning Insight Clinical Trials into one of the leading independent research institutes in Northeast Ohio.
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International Research Associates, LLC (INTRA) is a clinical research company founded in 2004. With the help of thousands of volunteers, we have successfully conducted hundreds of studies that have made available new and better treatments for this, and future generations.
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Interventional Psychiatry of Tampa Bay has over 12 years of experience treating complicated mood disorders and provide second opinions and consultation services for patients who seek further clarification of their diagnosis or want to consider different treatment options. Interventional psychiatry is a growing field within psychiatry that utilizes treatments other than traditional oral medications and psychotherapy. When preformed in addition to standard care, interventional treatments can enhance overall mental health while often reducing the need for medications, as well as, leading to symptomatic improvement sooner than with medications alone.
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IPS Research Company was founded in 1996 by Dr. Louise Thurman with a focus on integrity, people and service, IPS has become a leader in innovative research practices across the United States. In partnership with our patients and pharmaceutical clients, we achieve the finest clinical trial performance by collecting better data through better clinical practice. Together we serve a greater need for the world while making an impact at the individual level.