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Neurophysiological Molecular and Developmental Analysis of the Glutamate Synapse in Autism (NMDA-Autism)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01770548
First Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Tours
  Purpose
Neurophysiological, Molecular and Developmental Analysis of the glutamate synapse in Autism

Condition Intervention
Autism Genetic: analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism Genetic: DNA collection Other: Auditory evoked potentials

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Autism and Glutamatergic Synapse : Research of Genetic Mutations and Identification of Clinical and Neurophysiological Markers.

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Tours:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • screening of about 50 genes encoding proteins of the NMDA receptor complex, chosen according to their chromosomal localisation located in hotspots depicted by genome-wide screens in large population of autistic patients [ Time Frame: two years ]

Enrollment: 497
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2014
Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Autism
Analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Genetic: analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Neurophysiological, molecular and developmental analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Genetic: DNA collection
DNA collection
Other: Auditory evoked potentials
auditory evoked potentials
Relative
Analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Genetic: analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Neurophysiological, molecular and developmental analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Genetic: DNA collection
DNA collection
Other: Auditory evoked potentials
auditory evoked potentials
Major control
DNA collection
Genetic: analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Neurophysiological, molecular and developmental analysis of the glutamate synapse in autism
Genetic: DNA collection
DNA collection
Other: Auditory evoked potentials
auditory evoked potentials
Minor control
auditory evoked potentials
Other: Auditory evoked potentials
auditory evoked potentials

Detailed Description:
Analysis about 50 genes in glutamate synapse
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • have a Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01770548


Locations
France
CHRU - Centre de Ressources Autisme (CRA)
Brest, France, 29000
CHS du ROUVRAY
Rouen, France, 76000
Chru - Cic
Tours, France, 37000
CHRU - Pédopsychiatrie
Tours, France, F-37000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Tours
Investigators
Study Director: Frédérique BONNET-BRILHAULT, MD PHD University François Rabelais of TOURS
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Tours
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01770548     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AORT08-FBB/NMDA-Autism
2008-A01162-53 ( Other Identifier: ID RCB )
First Submitted: January 15, 2013
First Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Autistic Disorder
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders