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Research Study Summary

Babies with siblings are needed for a Washington University autism study.


The purpose of this research study is to learn more about brain development in infants who are at high risk for developing autism. This study will take 3 years to complete. There are four visits with each visit lasting an average of three days for a couple of hours each day. Participation includes MRI scans and developmental testing. Benefits and risks will be discussed with volunteers as part of the informed consent process. Participants will receive $125.00 for each visit and if the visit includes a longer interview they will receive an additional $30.00.

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CW ID: 189497
Date Last Changed: June 3, 2014

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Both Male and Female
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Facility Type


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 6 months of age or younger
  • Older full sibling

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant medical or neurological conditions
  • Babies that are born premature (gestational ages of less than 37 weeks)


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Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-1000

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