About Us

Who We Are?

Bradenton Research Center is a dedicated research center led by Medical Director Eric Folkens, M.D. Our goal is to find better treatments than those already available for a wide variety of diseases.


Since 1992, Bradenton Research Center has completed over 150 clinical research studies. The diseases we’ve studied include Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Influenza, Migraines, Neuropathic Pain, Gout, Hypertension, Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetic Neuropathy, Epilepsy, and many others.

Why We’re Different?

We’ve seen significant progress in the treatments of the diseases we study and we’re currently engaged in more than a dozen studies that will continue to move us closer to finding cures. For the protection of our volunteers, we strictly abide by both FDA regulations, as well as other protective state and federal laws concerning the conduct of human subject research.

For more information, please call us at 941-708-0005.
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Aside from our high technical standards, we also put patient experience as number one. Our customer satisfaction surveys indicate that 99% of our patients are satisfied with the care that they receive from us. We do all of this in the hope that we can have a positive impact on the future of medicine.


Our Staff

Knowledgeable, Experienced, and Helpful

Located in Bradenton, we serve the greater Southwest Florida area and are fighting the battle with so many who suffer from varying medical conditions. Our goal is to help and give hope to not only the patient affected by the condition, but their loved ones and caregivers, too.

Scott Weaver, RN

Research Coordinator

Alexandra Grigsby

Research Coordinator

Gloria Carlbert, CMA

Research Coordinator

Vickie Roman, RN

Psychometric/Global Rater

Jillian Chaykin, BA MPH

Psychometric/Global Rater

Michelle Clark

Research Lab Assistant

Rustie Duval

Research Office Assistant

Elizabeth Henderson

Clinical Marketing

Jennifer Fox


Michelle Scott

Site Manager

Teri Folkens, RN

Site Administrator

Eric Folkens, MD

Medical Director