A Pilot Study to Explore the Role of Gut Flora in Multiple Sclerosis

  • End date
    Jul 8, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
Updated on 1 March 2022


This study seeks to correlate microbiome sequencing data with information provided by patients and their medical records regarding Multiple Sclerosis.


The goal of this Research Study is to better understand how the genetic information in subject's microbiome correlates to the information provided in surveys and in medical records regarding Multiple Sclerosis.

Condition Multiple Sclerosis, MS
Treatment No intervention
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04148313
Last Modified on1 March 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Signed informed consent, demonstrating that the patient understands the procedures required for the study and the purpose of the study
Male or female patients of any age (interest is given to children to compare with mothers)
Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Exclusion Criteria

Refusal to sign informed consent form
History of bariatric surgery, total colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis or proctocolectomy
Postoperative stoma, ostomy, or ileoanal pouch
Participation in any experimental drug protocol within the past 12 weeks
Treatment with total parenteral nutrition
Any clinically significant evidence of disease that could interfere with the subject's ability to enter the trial
Inability to adequately communicate with the investigator or their respective designee and/or comply with the requirements of the entire study
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Additional screening procedures may be conducted by the study team before you can be confirmed eligible to participate.

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If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

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Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

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