Blue Ridge Research Center, LLC, founded in 1995, is a private research entity in partnership with the neurology practice of Dr John Gordon Burch MD PLLC. Blue Ridge Research conducts Phase II, III and IV clinical trials.  Research activities are ongoing in many subspecialty areas including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson´s disease and Alzheimer´s disease.
Our Research coordinators Leslie, Taylor and Danielle, are all licensed nurses. They will guide you or your loved one through all the details necessary for participation in one of our research studies.  Details of the study are reviewed on an individual basis with patients and /or family members.  The intent of the study is explained, the inclusion and exclusion criteria for participation are reviewed, and the potential side effects of the medication are considered.  The details of the Informed Consent are available for the patient´s consideration of the trial.
For more information on the Blue Ridge Research Center, and the trials that are currently enrolling  please visit our web site at