Clinical Research

ATP Clinical Research

ATP Clinic Research is the premier clinical research entity in Orange County. Patients are assisted by our caring staff and offered the most advanced treatments in: Alzheimer’s disease, depression, schizophrenia and other disorders. Also exploring interventions and exploratory tests for earlier detection including rTMS for the aforementioned conditions.

ATP Clinical Research, Inc. was founded in 2005 by Dr. Gustavo Alva in hopes of creating new avenues for patients to seek an empathetic guide to the latest developments in clinical investigations. Our facility is comprised of all the necessary staff and equipment to conduct investigational trials in a thorough and comprehensive manner. With our group of physicians and research staff working in concert, we are able to deliver on study timelines and expectations. We perform a multitude of central nervous system (CNS) related trials in the hopes that it will assist in patient treatment plans in the future.

Major Depressive Disorder

characterized by a pervasive and persistent low mood that is accompanied by low self-esteem and by a loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities.


Alzheimer's Disease

symptoms can include: problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self care, in addition to behavioral issues



characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real. Common symptoms include false beliefs, unclear or confused thinking, auditory hallucinations, reduced social engagement and emotional expression, and inactivity.



characterized primarily by inattentive concentration or a deficit of sustained attention, such as procrastination, hesitation, and forgetfulness; it differs in having fewer or no typical symptoms of hyperactivity or impulsiveness.