Collaborative Neuroscience Research, LLC

Long Beach 2600 Redondo Avenue, Suite 500, Long Beach, CA 90806 MAP
Orange County 12772 Valley View St., Suite 3, Garden Grove, CA 92845 MAP
South Bay 19401 S. Vermont Avenue, Suite F-100, Torrance, CA 90502 MAP

Founded in 2000, Collaborative Neuroscience Research (CNS) has grown to become the largest clinical research provider in Southern California. CNS operates three outpatient clinics located in Long Beach, Garden Grove, and Torrance. Additionally, its Long Beach location features a 60-bed Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU) specially designed for early phase research as well as a purpose-built 16-bed Asian Studies unit to support global development for Japan, Korea, China. Primarily focused on trials in healthy subjects and patients with central nervous system disorders, CNS offers a wide spectrum of specialized services and capabilities including neuroimaging and electrophysiological assessments, driving simulation, and psychedelic-assisted therapy.

CNS Research has a long history of consistent subject recruitment and retention. With locations in ethnically diverse metropolitan areas, a subject database with over 90,000 individuals, and an experienced dedicated recruitment staff comprised of 20+ outreach and recruitment specialists, CNS is well-positioned to meet enrollment goals within timelines.

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Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU)

CNS Research’s Early Phase research facility is centrally located in the Los Angeles metropolitan market less than 1/4 mile from the Long Beach Airport.

  • 50,000 sq ft state-of-the-art facility specially designed for early phase research
  • Phase I unit with 60+ beds for healthy subjects and stable patients
  • Provides an array of services that are critical to the successful completion of complex and adaptive design studies
  • Secure medication dispensary and CLIA Waived lab
  • Dedicated driving simulator rooms with six state-of-the-art CRCDS MiniSim driving simulators

Key Personnel

David Walling, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Investigator. Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

Larry Ereshefsky, PharmD, Chief Scientific Officer. Internationally recognized thought leader in clinical translational central nervous system research.

Brett A. English, Pharm.D., Ph.D., VP, Scientific Affairs & Clinical Development. Expert in program planning and electrophysiology, imaging, and pharmacodynamic biomarker applications.

Armen Goenjian, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Psychiatrist.

Omid Omidvar, MD, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Neurologist.

Steven Reynolds, DO, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Family Practitioner.

Nirav Patel, MD, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Neurologist.

Lara Shirikjian, DO, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Psychiatrist.

Haig Goenjian, MD, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Psychiatrist.

Seanglong Te, MD, Principal Investigator. Board Certified Family Practitioner.