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Autism Clinical Trials

A listing of Autism medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (13) clinical trials

Study of Intranasal Ketamine for Social Impairment in Autism Spectrum Disorder

To address the significant need for effective treatment of core symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this trial is designed as a double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover pilot study of intranasal ketamine in 24 individuals with ASD ages 12- 30 years using a novel quantitative eye-tracking outcome measure to assess impact of ...


Prebiotic Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Children with ASD have a higher incidence of dietary and/or bowel problems than typically developing children. it has been postulated that imbalances in the gut bacteria and/or metabolites present in the gut may be a contributing factor to these symptoms, with potentially bad (toxin-producing) bacteria colonising the gut. Certain carbohydrates ...


Study of the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Tasimelteon in Children and Adolescents

Open-label Study to Investigate the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Tasimelteon in Children and Adolescents.


Nicotinic Cholinergic Modulation as a Novel Treatment Strategy for Aggression Associated With Autism

Some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) also demonstrate irritability or aggression, which can interfere with functioning. The purpose of this pilot study is to test whether transdermal nicotine is effective for irritability and/or aggression in adults with ASD using a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Subjects will participate in three ...


EEG Studies of Sensory Processing in Autistic Children

Specific Aims: Aim 1: To recruit 75 children with autism and 75 age- and sex-matched controls ages 6 to 8 years old for an electrophysiological study and to characterize the subjects using appropriate instruments for autism diagnosis, language functioning and behavior/sensory profile, and to measure head circumferences Aim 2: To ...


Oxytocin in Spectrum Autism Disorders

To observe the effects of oxytocin on individuals with autism spectrum disorder according to gender, in facial recognition and eye tracking tests. The investigators will apply the nepsy and eye tracking tests before and 45 minutes after the puff with oxytocin or placebo at the dose of 0.4 IU / ...


Does Clinical Treatment of Mitochondrial Dysfunction Impact Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

In this study, 50 children between 3 and 12 years old with formally diagnosed autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and also having significant mitochondrial dysfunction will be treated for a 3 month period with the Mitochondrial Cocktail, a combination of specific nutritional supplements and metabolite intermediates (including anti-oxidants) and bio-energy substrates. ...


Trial to Assess the Pharmacokinetics Safety Tolerability of Oral Brexpiprazole in Children (6 to <13 Years Old) With Central Nervous System Disorders

A US based nonrandomized, sequential cohort, crossover trial to assess pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of brexpiprazole in children ages 6 to <13 years with CNS disorders who are receiving antipsychotic treatment for their medical condition.


Examining Dose-Related Effects of Oxytocin on Social Cognition Across Populations

Social cognitive impairments, particularly deficits and distortions in recognition and interpretation of social cues and representations of thoughts, intentions, and feelings of otherstermed mentalizationare a key contributor to the pathology and morbidity of a number of psychiatric disorders, including the schizophrenia spectrum, the autism spectrum and personality disorders. Individuals with ...


Dyad Oxytocin Study (DOS)

The purpose of the investigators proposed study is twofold: 1) To investigate the role of the affiliative neuropeptide oxytocin in unhealthy interactions in families of patients with schizophrenia and families of patients with autism spectrum disorder, and 2) to investigate whether manipulation of this oxytocinergic system positively influences these family ...