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Research Trials

Clinical Trials Currently Recruiting Volunteers

To find out information about current studies that are enrolling in the VA or DoD, see below.

For more about other current research studies and how you can participate, visit to search the national database for ongoing trials, contact information, and study outcome information.

National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) Research Studies:

Methylphenidate to Improve Balance and Walking in Multiple Sclerosis - Portland OR

NOISE Study - Portland, OR and Joint Base San Antonio, TX

A Comparison of CBT and CET Interventions for Veterans with Tinnitus - Portland, OR

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