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Movement Disorders >> Genetic Studies
Many neurologic diseases have a genetic basis or a genetic contribution. Neurologic diseases with and without a known genetic basis are being studied.
General Study Procedures:
The research studies listed below are currently open for enrollment for children and adult subjects. Minors will need permission from one of their parents. Procedures generally include a neurologic evaluation, family history, laboratory investigations, DNA analysis, and neuroimaging. Genetic counseling is provided. Please see the links for the procedures and eligibility criteria for specific studies. There is no cost for participation or for any tests associated with the research.
Studies Actively Recruiting Patients:
Phenotype/Genotype Correlations in Movement Disorders
For more information about participating in these studies, please contact :
For protocol 01-N-0206
Elaine Considine, R.N.
DIR, MNB, NINDS
Bldg. 10, Room 7D36A
10 Center Drive, MSC 1428
Bethesda, MD 20892-1428
Tel: 301 435 8518
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office toll-free at:
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