Last updated on November 2017

Washington University is seeking participants for a study called the Human Epilepsy Project.


Brief description of study

Washington University is seeking participants for a study called the Human Epilepsy Project.

Detailed Study Description

The purpose of the Human Epilepsy Project or HEP is to identify biomarkers that predict the outcome, progression, and treatment response of people with new onset and recently diagnosed focal epilepsy. The study will last up to 3 years with 1 study visit per year for patients with epilepsy. Healthy participants will participate in 1 study visit. There will be a brain MRI for healthy participants. Participants with epilepsy will complete a seizure diary, MRI scan, blood tests, urine sampling, EEG and psychological testing. Benefits and risks will be discussed with volunteers as part of the informed consent process. Up to $200 is provided for epilepsy patients. Epilepsy patients will also be allowed to keep their iPod Touch used for diary entries (when all entries are complete). Healthy participants will not receive any compensation (HRPO # 201308142).

Clinical Study Identifier: TX2269

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La June Grayson, CCRC

Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
St. Louis, MO USA
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