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Genetics of Spina Bifida and Anencephaly

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00636233
First received: March 9, 2008
Last updated: June 16, 2017
Last verified: April 2017
March 9, 2008
June 16, 2017
May 1993
May 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
genetic factors associated with neural tube defects [ Time Frame: end of the study ]
This study aims to discover genetic factors associated with neural tube defects such as anencephaly.
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Genetics of Spina Bifida and Anencephaly
The Hereditary Basis of Neural Tube Defects
The goal of this research study is to discover the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to the cause of neural tube defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly. Ultimately, this type of research may result in improved diagnosis, improved treatment and possibly prevention.
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Observational
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Retention:   Samples With DNA
Description:
Whole blood, serum, saliva, cord blood, fetal tissue, cultured fetal cells
Probability Sample
Any current pregnancy affected by anencephaly or acrania.
  • Anencephaly
  • Acrania
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Anencephaly
Fetuses with anencephaly, parents and siblings
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
10000
May 2020
May 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Not currently enrolling new participants.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Senior
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00636233
Pro00016517
R01NS039818 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
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Duke University
Duke University
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Principal Investigator: Allison Ashley-Koch, PhD Duke University Health System
Duke University
April 2017

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