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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 (238) clinical trials

Folinic Acid in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The aim of this study is to realise a pilot study in France in order to evaluate the efficiency of folinic acid in treatment of autism spectrum disorder and get first estimations about prevalence of auto antibodies anti-FR in France. The study is a randomized controlled trial monocentric,evaluating folinic acid ...


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 ...


Valproate Response in Aggressive Autistic Adolescents

Autism is a complex biological disorder that generally lasts throughout a person’s life. It starts before age three and causes delays or problems with many different ways in which a person develops or grows. Some people with autism become very aggressive and can hurt others or themselves. This study will ...


Independent Studies of Dextromethorphan and of Donepezil Hydrochloride for Rett Syndrome

RTT is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by apparently normal early development followed by loss of purposeful hand use, distinctive hand stereotypies, slowed brain growth, loss of language, respiratory irregularities, GI disturbances, gait abnormalities, seizures, and mental retardation. These symptoms appear between ages 6 and 18 months (stage 2 of the ...


Phenotypic and Genetic Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Participation in this research study involves two research visits, at least one of which is at Children's Hospital Boston. The first visit lasts about 4-6 hours. On this visit, the child will work with a research assistant on a few different cognitive assessments while one or both parents answer interview ...

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Visual Exploration and Attention: Studies in Patients With Schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorders

The aim of the protocol is to better understand the impairments in visual processing, as such impairments may induce social interaction difficulties in subjects with autism spectrum disorders (adults and children) and schizophrenia, like face exploration.The same protocol will be used for the three populations, each population being compared with ...

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Clinical Environmental Neurocognitive Brain Imaging and Genetic Validity of Autism and ADHD

Specific Aims: 1. To compare the individual phenotypes (emotion/behaviors, attention, impulsivity, etc.), endophenotypes (neurocognitive and social cognitive function, brain imaging), and genotypes, and growing environments (prenatal and developmental history, family, school, and social functions) among ASD, ADHD, and normal children to search for etiologies and developmental psychopathologies for ASD and ...

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Social Skills Group Training ("KONTAKT") for Children and Adolescent With High-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

There are few randomized controlled trials of social skills group training for the Children's and adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFA)(1). The Objective of this trial is to investigate the behavioral effects of the manualized social skills group training KONTAKT (2,3) and the role of genetic variants for ...

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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 ...


A clinical trial seeking patients for a research study for the treatment of Fragile X Syndrome, Healthy Volunteers

Biosynthesis of proteins is essential for growth and continued maintenance of the entire neuron including axons, dendrites, and synaptic terminals, and it is clearly one of the important biochemical processes underlying adaptive changes in the nervous system. Studies in experimental animals with the quantitative autoradiographic L-[1-(14)C]leucine method have demonstrated a ...

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