OHSU

IRB #

IRB00006509

Title

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Biomarkers for Muscular Dystrophy

Principal Investigator

William Rooney

Study Purpose

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).

Medical Condition(s)

Muscular Dystrophy

Eligibility Criteria

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.

Age Range

3 - 18

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Duration of Participation

Two day visit:
Day 1 ~3 hours
Day 2 ~5 hours

Minors Included

Yes

Contact

Audrey Selzer
email: selzera@ohsu.edu
phone: 503-494-9640

Sponsor

NIH/NIAMS/NINDS

Recruitment End

06/07/2015

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

A $20 Toys R Us gift card is presented at the end of each study visit.


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