25 Years of Research Experience
The Center for Neurological Research, founded by Fort Wayne Neurological Center, strives to be the leading neurological research center in Northern Indiana. With over 25 years of research history, our center is deeply invested in creating life-changing outcomes for our patients. We have seen the consistent benefits to our patients’ by participating in clinical research trials at our neurological center. Our mission is to provide the most advanced, comprehensive and quality care in the region. We are committed to unequaled service through the entire continuum of a patient’s care from evaluation to diagnosis to treatment options.
“Our staff is excited and honored to participate in research trials. Through research we may hope to discover future treatments that allow our patients to enjoy optimal quality of life.”
Dr. Thomas Banas / Director of Research, M.D., M.S.
We Are Advancing Modern Neurology
Studies Lead By Our Neurologists
Patients Enrolled in Clinical Trials
Years of Research Trial Experience
THOMAS M. BANAS, M.D., M.S.
DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH
Dr. Banas is the Director of Research at Fort Wayne Neurological Center and is serving as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Indiana Medical School. He has his MS in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and now serves on multiples boards, including the industrial relations committee of the AAN.
JAMES C. STEVENS, M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.S.M.
PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY
Dr. Stevens received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He currently serves as a Professor of Neurology for the IUSM and is serving as President of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition, Dr. Stevens has been recognized annually as one of the “Best Doctors in America…”
AJAY GUPTA, M.D.
NEUROLOGIST / MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Dr. Gupta received his medical training at MP Shah Medical College in Jamnagar, India. He has a dual fellowships in electroencephalography/ epilepsy and in multiple sclerosis/ neurological immunology. He is the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Institute of NE Indiana, a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at IUSM, and has been the principal investigator in over 42 clinical research trials.
MARLENE BULTEMEYER, M.D.
NEUROLOGY / EPILEPSY
Dr. Bultemeyer received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her neurology resident training at Indiana University Medical Center, where she also completed a Fellowship in Neurophysiology. She is an Assistant Professor for IUSM and serves as the Director of the Neurodiagnostics Department at FWNC.