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Osteoporosis Research Registry

This study has been completed.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas J. Schnitzer, Northwestern University Identifier:
First received: October 14, 2010
Last updated: December 16, 2016
Last verified: December 2016
The aim of this research registry is to collect information on individuals with osteoporosis, those with risk factors for osteoporosis, and comparative healthy controls. Bone mineral density measurements will be done on these individuals to determine bone health.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Osteoporosis Research Registry

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Thomas J. Schnitzer, Northwestern University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • BMD [ Time Frame: 0 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone markers [ Time Frame: 0 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Two (10 ml) blood samples

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2016
Primary Completion Date: December 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Detailed Description:
The goal of this project is to develop a registry of research subjects with OP, with a risk of developing OP, and healthy controls. DXA scans will be performed on willing individuals at the spine, hips, and forearms and possibly the legs and heels in order to determine BMD. Subjects will also be asked to provide two (10 ml) blood samples, which may be used to analyze Vitamin D levels and/or other bone markers. By participating in the registry, subjects will be considered for current and future clinical research studies.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Individuals with osteoporosis or at risk for osteoporosis. Also, healthy controls.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any subjects who give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any individual who is not willing or able to give written informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01223300

United States, Illinois
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
Sponsors and Collaborators
Northwestern University
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Principal Investigator: Thomas J Schnizter, M.D., PhD Northwestern University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Thomas J. Schnitzer, professor, Northwestern University Identifier: NCT01223300     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STU00007523
Study First Received: October 14, 2010
Last Updated: December 16, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017