Advancing Innovation - Inspiring Hope

Neurovations Research is the San Francisco area’s premier, independent clinical research site for pain, neurologic disease and more. Headquartered in Napa, CA, we are experienced and agile in developing evidence through clinical research. Our goal is to speed the delivery of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biologics to the patient.

Welcome to the world of Neurovations Research, where cutting-edge exploration into the realm of neurology, pain and healthcare innovation unfolds. At Neurovations Research, we are dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and discovery in the fields of pain and neurologic disease.

Founded by CEO, Dr. Eric Grigsby, Neurovations Research conducts Phase I-IV studies in numerous therapeutic areas. Dr. Grigsby was trained in Clinical Research at Mayo Clinic and has led clinical trials with more than fifty companies. We have partnered with industry leaders and early-stage companies in medical device and pharmaceutical trials including first-in-man studies.

Experience and Practicality

  • Single point-of-contact for fast budget and CTA agreement
  • Central IRB
  • Ambulatory surgery center and laboratory
  • 30 years of experience in clinical research
  • Successful plan for enrollment from diverse communities
  • Decentralized trial capabilities and experience
  • Principal Investigators in multiple specialties
  • Experienced team of clinical research coordinators
  • In-house marketing team for rapid subject enrollment

Our Organization Focuses on Several Key Principles

Volume and Breadth of Therapeutic Capability

We develop evidence, through clinical research and consulting, to improve the efficiency and speed of delivery of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biologics to the patient.

Specialization in Pain and Neurologic Disease

Neurovations Research, headquartered in Napa, Ca, is at the forefront of innovation in medical research with extensive experience in Pain and Neurologic Diseases, including Dementia. 

Expedited start-up and rapid patient enrollment

We have an experienced, in-house, subject recruitment and marketing team, with an extensive regional and local database of potential subjects and colleagues. 

Over 30 years of trial experience

Dr. Grigsby, and our team  have recruited subjects and managed clinical trials from Phase I-IV involving pharma, biologics, and medical device for pain and neurologic applications.

Study, Admin and Finance Hub

Our research site contains an active medical clinic, ambulatory surgery center, IV Infusion center, clinical laboratory, and clinical research administrative space. 

Flexible, efficient and swift study start up

Neurovations Research has an impeccable reputation for high enrollment, clean data, and administrative efficiency, working with CROs, early-stage companies and industry leaders.

We Have Experience in Multiple Therapeutic Areas

Whether you're a pharmaceutical company, medical device manufacturer, or clinical research organization, Neurovations Research has diverse research capabilities that can be tailored to meet your specific needs, drive innovation, and bring treatments to the bedside, quickly.

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Areas of Expertise

Our commitment to staying at the forefront of these therapeutic areas allows us to provide invaluable insights and solutions, accelerating the advancement of studies and innovations. Whether it's streamlining processes or optimizing approaches, Neurovations Research stands as a trusted partner in research, dedicated to driving progress and facilitating breakthroughs.

  • Pain pharmacology
  • Neurostimulation
  • Dementia/ Alzheimer's Disease
  • Depression/TMS
  • Targeted Drug Delivery/Implanted Pump
  • Interventional Spine
  • Osteoarthritis/ Autoimmune
  • Degenerative Neurological Diseases
  • Regenerative Strategies

About Neurovations


Neurovations, a patient care and innovation company, was founded in 1992 by CEO Dr. Eric Grigsby. Today, Neurovations is a national leader in medical device and pharmaceutical innovation, clinical research, and a world-class education program focusing in pain and neuroscience. Dr. Grigsby is deeply connected to the healthcare community through our non-profit HealthRoots Foundation. Our unwavering mission is to inspire hope and to contribute to the health and well-being of our patients and communities through integrated clinical practice, research, and education.