For more information please contact Helen Chen at 617-726-4878 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgLongitudinal Studies of the Variable Phenotypic Presentations of Rapid-Onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood. AHC patients who are 18 years or older are invited to participate in a research study at Wake Forest University called: Longitudinal Studies of the Variable Phenotypic Presentations of Rapid-Onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood. It is a collaborative study with Rapid Dystonia Parkinsonism patients and the principal investigator is Dr. Allison Brashear. You must have the ability to travel to Winston-Salem, NC (travel and lodging paid for by Wake Forest).
Study procedures include:
Blood draw or saliva sample (even if you have had past genetic testing)
Videotaped movement disorder exam
Some patients will be asked to undergo MRI of the brainThe data that is collected will help lay the groundwork for developing future drug treatments for patients with ATP1A3 diseases. For more information go to: website: https://www.atp1a3diseases.org/ Or contact: Charlotte Miller, RN, CCRC, ATP1A3 Diseases Project Manager, email@example.com