Center InformationLaurie Jarvis 321 N. Highland, Ste. 200 Sherman, TX 75092 Ph: 903-893-5141 Ext 4358 Fax: 903-328-3223 Email: ljarvis@texas neurologyinstitute.com
Margie Urbina 601 Matlock Centre Circle Arlington, TX 76015 Ph:903-893-5141 Ext 4924 Email: email@example.com
Currently Enrolling Trials
Texas Institute for Neurological Disorders is the largest private practice Neurology group in North Texas established in 1978 and now offers comprehensive Neuroscience services to a large area in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Our practice encompasses both in-hospital and office-based Neurologists. The practice now treats patients with neurological diseases out of 11 offices in the North Texas and Southern Oklahoma and at 15 hospitals spread throughout the region. Since 1978 we have serviced close to 500,000 patients. Approximately 33k patients were serviced by TIND in the last year both at their office locations (20K) and Hospitals (13K).
At Texas Institute for Neurological Disorders, our mission is to provide the highest quality of care in the neurosciences field by utilizing a combination of the best knowledge and latest in technology as we have for over three decades. Our goal is to treat one patient at a time with unparalleled passion and commitment.
TIND offers clinical trials for many neurological conditions for adult and pediatric patients including:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Movement Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
Some sponsors we have recently worked with:
- Vanda Pharmaceuticals
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals
- Hoffmann-La Roche
- BioVie Inc.
- Boston Scientific
- Eli Lilly
- TrueBinding, Inc
We offer outpatient facilities. TIND is the largest neurology private practice group in the DFW area. Free parking is available at all locations. Handicapped Accessible. For more information on all our facilities please visit us at www.neuro-tind.com.
Bharathy Sundaram, MD Easwar Sundaram Jr. MD FAAN
TIND Research is led by two board certified neurologist physicians who have been in practice for over 30 years. All are well respected within the medical community as clinicians and researchers.
Dr. Bharathy Sundaram is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and specializes in Deep Brain Disorders, epilepsy, migraines, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neurology, Parkinson’s disease, spasticity, and VNS. She also serves as the Clinical Director and a principal investigator for TIND Research while also managing a busy practice. Dr. Bharathy Sundaram has been conducting clinical trials since 2010.
Dr. Easwar Sundaram, Jr. is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He serves as President of TIND while also seeing patients throughout the practice. He has also served as a sub Investigator since 2014. His areas of expertise include all general neurology, MS, diagnosis and treatment of all types of dementias and is specifically interested in the caregiver aspects of overall care. He is currently the Medical Director of Stroke services at Baylor Medical Center at McKinney and Medical Center of McKinney, HCA. He believes in the education of patients as an integral part of overall patient care and treating one patient at a time.
The following Physicians serve as Investigators and/or sub-investigators:
Mohamad Al-Rifai, MD
Area of Expertise: Pediatric Neurology
Anu Baweja, MD
Areas of Expertise: Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology
Bhagya Boggaram, MD
Area of Expertise: Neuromuscular disorders, Muscle disorders, Headaches/migraines
Indurashmi Mayakrishnan, MD
Area of Expertise: Sleep Medicine
Uma Saligram, MD. Ph.D
Area of Expertise: Epilepsy, Neuromuscular Diseases, Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders, Dementia, Headaches, Migraines, Alzheimer’s Disease
Pawan Singh, MD
Area of Expertise: Neuro-Oncology
For a more information on a certain Investigator please visit us at www.neuro-tind.com
Clinical Research Coordinator
10 years Clinical Research experience.
Laurie Jarvis began her career at TIND in 2002. Over the years she has worked in numerous roles, but for the past 8 years has had a sole focus on clinical research. Until recently, she was the sole clinical research support staff for the research department at TIND and worked alongside Dr. Bharathy Sundaram to grow the research department. She has experience with Phase III and IV trials and has recently started working on Phase II trials. She has experience in Multiple Sclerosis trials, but over the past five years expanded into trials for Migraines, Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer trials. She works out of the Sherman, Texas location and works under Dr. Bharathy Sundaram for all her clinical trials. Laurie can be contacted at (903) 893-5141 Ext 4358 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Margie A. Urbina, BS, BMS, CCRA
Clinical Research Coordinator
26 years of Clinical Research experience
Margie Urbina began her research career at Tufts New England Medical Center in 1996. Since then, she has worked with many outstanding institutions including Cordis Cardiology, Johnson and Johnson, Baylor University Medical Center, RPS, and Arlington Cancer Center in a variety of research projects and roles including pharmaceutical, medical device, and government contracts. She earned a BS in Biotechnology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and a BMS from the University of Texas El Paso in Chemistry, Biology and General Science. She has been at TIND since 2021 at the Arlington, TX location. She is responsible for assisting all TIND physicians who are interested in participating in clinical trials in the McKinney, Frisco, Plano, and Arlington, TX locations. Margie can be contacted at (903) 893-5141 Ext 4924 or email@example.com.
The communities in the areas we serve are all ethnically diverse and the patient population includes all socioeconomic groups.
We use a central IRB.