Trial of Modafinil to Improve Neurocognitive Deficits in Children Treated for a Primary Brain Tumor


Clinical Trial

Offered by: Nemours
Locations: Delaware Valley, Jacksonville, FL, Orlando, FL, Pensacola, FL

Trial Name

Phase II Placebo-Controlled Trial of Modafinil to Improve Neurocognitive Deficits in Children Treated for a Primary Brain Tumor

What is the trial about?

Compares the effects (good and/or bad) of a medicine called modafinil to a placebo (no active medicine).

Who can participate?

Patients who have been treated for a primary brain tumor with surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.

What is involved?

  • The study will last a maximum of 10 weeks. 
  • Your child will take modafinil or placebo daily for 6 weeks. Then he/she will repeat tests that were given before starting study medicine.
  • 30 days later the study staff will see how he/she is doing.

Contact Nemours Clinical Trials

Trial Name: Phase II Placebo-Controlled Trial of Modafinil to Improve Neurocognitive Deficits in Children Treated for a Primary Brain Tumor

Contact Information

(800) 354-5690
clinicaltrials@nemours.org