Who We Are

Doctors Dedicated to Conducting Quality Clinical Trials

Our clinical trials are research studies designed to answer scientific questions and find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose or treat particular central nervous system conditions.

Participants who take part in clinical trials have an opportunity to contribute to the progress, knowledge and future treatment of medical conditions. Participants are educated on the relevance of the study as it relates to the management of their conditions, as well as the overall health of the community. They are also provided with quality care from our team of expert doctors and clinicians.

FutureSearch has gained the trust and respect of pharmaceutical, research and other healthcare companies by continually providing quality data and medical oversight to those involved in clinical trials.

FutureSearch is part of a network of independent pharmaceutical research sites linked by their desire to foster mutual growth and quality. Learn more about Ivy Clinical here.

Meet Our Doctors

FutureSearch Trials

Michael J. Downing M.D.,
Principal Investigator, Board Certified in Psychiatry

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: Texas Medical License, Diplomat in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

MEMBERSHIPS AND HONORS: Association for Convulsive Therapy, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry, Dallas County Medical Society, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas, Planned Living Assistance Network of North Texas, Board Member, Texas Medical Association.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas Department of Psychiatry 

  • Chief Resident (1993-1994)
  • Outstanding Resident Award 1994

FutureSearch Trials

Dr. John Douglas Hudson
Austin Principal Investigator – FutureSearch Trials of Neurology

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: American Board of Neurology (Fellow), American Board of Sleep Medicine (Diplomat), American Society of Neuro Rehabilitation (Diplomat).

MEMBERSHIPS AND HONORS:  American Board of Neurology (Fellow),  American Board of Sleep Medicine (Diplomat),  American Society of Neuro Rehabilitation (Diplomat), Texas Medical Association, Texas Neurological Society (Fellow), National Stroke Association, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (Fellow), American Academy of Sleep.

Medicine (Fellow), American Society of Neuro Rehabilitation, American Academy of Neurology (Fellow), American Heart / Stroke Council

NEUROLOGY RESIDENCY:  University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

MEDICAL INTERNSHIP: Methodist Hospital, Dallas, Texas

ADMINISTRATIVE RESIDENCY: Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas