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Friedreich's Ataxia Clinical Trials

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

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Found (7) clinical trials

Friedreich's ataxia is an autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia caused by triplet-repeat expansions. The causative mutation is a trinucleotide (GAA) repeat expansion in the first intron of the frataxin gene, leading to impaired transcription of frataxin. The pathological consequences of frataxin deficiency include a severe disruption of iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis, mitochondrial ...

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This study includes the use of a 3D motion device that measures movement in three directions. It is being used as part of this research study to find out if it accurately tracks motion so it can be used in other ataxia research trials in the future.

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A prospective longitudinal study, measuring gait and balance of ambulatory people with FRDA over a 12 month period of time, will be conducted. Gait and balance measures will be assessed at baseline, 6 months and 12 months.

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Rare Disease Patient Registry & Natural History Study - Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford

CoRDS collects contact, sociodemographic and health information about participants. This information is entered into CoRDS and linked to a unique coded identifier. Below are some examples of information requested on the Questionnaire that will be entered into CoRDS: - Contact information: Name, Mailing Address, Phone Number, Email Address - Sociodemographic ...

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