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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.

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Found (13) clinical trials

Treatment of Disruptive Behaviors in Fragile X Syndrome

Disruptive behaviors such as self-injury, aggression, and property destruction pose significant health-related issues to children diagnosed with fragile X syndrome (FXS), impacting the child's quality of life and causing significant distress to families. Access to appropriate treatment for families is severely limited by factors such as cost of care, shortages ...

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A Trial of TTA-121 on Autism Spectrum Disorder

To test efficacy and safety of a novel nasal spray of oxytocin on social deifies in autism spectrum disorder, and To compare effect sizes of different doses

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Effects of Social Gaze Training on Brain and Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of the study is to evaluate a 2-3 day treatment probe targeted to improving social gaze behavior in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The investigators will use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to shape appropriate social skills. Importantly, the investigators propose to examine the effects ...

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Intranasal Oxytocin as an Adjunct to Behavioral Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This 3-year study is a trial of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), with or without oxytocin (OT) augmentation, in young adults with autism spectrum disorders. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either a social skills-focused CBT intervention or a stress management/relaxation training CBT intervention. Participants will also be randomized to ...

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Glutaminergic Transmission in Autism : Molecular Imaging Exploration

Glutamatergic transmission exploration using PET (Positron Emission Tomography) imaging in autism compared to Fragile-X Syndrome ( FXS) and Healthy Volunteers

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Protein Synthesis in the Brain of Patients With Fragile X Syndrome

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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Sulforaphane in a New Jersey (NJ) Population of Individuals With Autism

This study is a double blind randomized treatment trial that will test if sulforaphane improves core symptoms in autism. It is designed to try to replicate a previous trial (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT01474993) which reported that the isothiocyanate, sulforaphane treatment led to improvement by multiple metrics. Significant improvement was seen in ...

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Neurotherapy to Promote Emotion Recognition in Autism

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are known to have difficulty in the recognition of facial emotion. Such deficits in facial emotion recognition (FER) are thought to cause or exacerbate social disability in ASD by preventing 1) accurate detection of social/emotional information conveyed through the face and, subsequently 2) the ...

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A Study of OV101 in Individuals With Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of oral OV101 (gaboxadol) in subjects with Fragile X syndrome.

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Modulating Socially Adaptive Mirror System Functioning in Autism by Oxytocin

The brain's action observation network or 'mirror system' supports a variety of socio-cognitive functions, as it enables us to internally simulate and understand others' actions, emotions and intentions. Generally, mirror responses are larger upon the observation of actions accompanied by relevant information for the observer, such as direct eye contact ...

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