The Scleroderma Biorepository and Pathogenesis Study (STOP Scleroderma)

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 2, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 20, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Victoria Shanmugam, George Washington University

Brief Summary:
The Scleroderma bioreposiTOry and Pathogenesis Study (STOP Scleroderma) will help researchers use clinical data and human biospecimens to investigate why scleroderma patients develop certain complications from their disease. Patients with confirmed scleroderma, raynauds or positive autoantibodies are invited to participate. This research may help us understand how to prevent and treat scleroderma and other diseases.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 600 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2024

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Modified Rodnan Skin Score [ Time Frame: 10 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Medsger Severity Score [ Time Frame: 10 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with scleroderma, raynauds, or with positive autoantibodies

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >18 years
  • Able to give informed consent.
  • Diagnosed with scleroderma or with positive autoantibodies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02887495

Contact: Viictoria K Shanmugam, MD 202-741-2488
Contact: Sean M McNish, MS 202-994-8567

United States, District of Columbia
Victoria K Shanmugam Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037
Contact: Victoria K Shanmugam, MD    202-741-2488   
Contact: Sean M McNish, MS    202-994-8567   
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Washington University
Principal Investigator: Victoria K Shanmugam, MD The George Washington University

Responsible Party: Victoria Shanmugam, Associate Professor of Medicine, George Washington University Identifier: NCT02887495     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 051427
First Posted: September 2, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 20, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017

Keywords provided by Victoria Shanmugam, George Washington University:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Scleroderma, Systemic
Scleroderma, Diffuse
Scleroderma, Localized
Connective Tissue Diseases
Skin Diseases