Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Biomarkers for Muscular Dystrophy
To validate the potential of noninvasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) to monitor disease progression and to serve as an outcome measure for clinical trials in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Healthy boys age 5-14 without disease or injury to the lower extremities will be eligible to participate in this study.
We will exclude healthy boys who participate in elite athletic sports training. Participation in recreational sports is acceptable.
3 - 18
Healthy Volunteers Needed
Duration of Participation
Two day visit:
Day 1 ~3 hours
Day 2 ~5 hours
A $20 Toys R Us gift card is presented at the end of each study visit.