Last updated on January 2019

Genetic Testing and Phenotypic Characterization of Severely Obese Pediatric and Adult Volunteers

Brief description of study

The purpose of this screening study is to identify people who have a rare genetic cause of obesity - specifically three genetic variants (a change in the DNA structure) of the POMC, PCSK1 and LepR genes that are currently known to result in obesity.

This screening study will not include any investigational drugs. You will be asked to provide a DNA sample and answer some questions about your medical history and hunger.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02849977

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Rushika Conroy

Baystate Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Springfield, MA United States
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Recruitment Status: Open

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