Clinical Research


Here at PENS, we are dedicated to the advancement of treatments for a variety of neurologic conditions. PENS research department continuously recruits patients for new and ongoing drug research studies in the areas of epilepsy, behavior and other neurological disorders.

Below you will find a list of the current research studies we are conducting, as well as links to specific information about the studies. For additional information, please contact PENS research department at (813) 879-4940.

  • Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures (4 years and older)
  • Partial Onset Seizures (1 month - 16 years)
  • Any Seizure Type (1 month - 2 years) 

To learn more about research studies or to find trials on a specific medical condition, please visit

Jose Ferreira, MD - Principal Investigator
Mayra Ferreira, CCRC - Research Coordinator