OHSU

IRB #

IRB00008446

Title

SKIN BARRIER FUNCTION ASSESSMENT IN RARE DISEASES CAUSED BY ABNORMAL STEROL AND ISOPRENOID METABOLISM: A PILOT STUDY

Principal Investigator

Eric Simpson

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the differences in the skin barrier function of subjects with SLS or SLOS versus subjects with normal skin.

Medical Condition(s)

Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, Sjögren-Larsson syndrome, control group with normal skin

Eligibility Criteria

You must have a confirmed diagnosis of SLOS or SLS. Subjects not affected by skin barrier disorders and be at least six months old

Age Range

6 - 100

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Duration of Participation

One 3 hour visit

Minors Included

Yes

Contact

Maureen Keene
503-228-7350
Keenem@ohsu.edu

Sponsor

Recruitment End

03/31/2016

Compensation Provided

No


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