Trials and ReseArch NetworkS FOR More South Carolina (TRANSFORM SC) Child Health Recruitment Registry Save

Date Added
June 9th, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00063569
Researcher
Andrew Atz
Keywords
Asthma, Autism, Children's Health, Diabetes, Obesity
Summary

The TRANSFORM network is focused on improving child health outcomes in SC through research on conditions of highest priority for future generations. These include conditions like asthma, autism, diabetes, obesity and early childhood outcomes. To accelerate research study recruitment activities for future projects that TRANSFORM sites may participate in, the TRANSFORM network sites will create a research recruitment registry of families interested in volunteering for research. Participants will enter their own as well as their child(ren)'s information into the electronic registry which can be used to identify people to contact for future studies.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Samantha Renaud
803-576-5913
renaud2@mailbox.sc.edu

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depressed Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Save

Date Added
July 5th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00056546
Researcher
Mcleod Gwynette
Keywords
Autism, Depression
Summary

This study is for adults, ages 18 to 65, who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and have symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. The treatment used will be Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive form of brain stimulation that is FDA-approved for treating depression in adults. The investigators aim to treat participants' depressive symptoms and also study the possible positive impact of TMS on Autism symptoms and irritability associated with autism. In addition, the investigators will obtain imaging studies of the participants to learn more about the impact of TMS on the brain's structure and function in adult subjects with Autism. This is an open-label pilot study, meaning that each participant will receive the same treatment and that there is no 'placebo' treatment given for any of the study participants.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Erin Henneberry
843-657-6799
henneber@musc.edu

Evaluation of the Cognoa Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Measure for Use in Clinical Triage Save

Date Added
December 1st, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00049836
Researcher
Laura Carpenter
Keywords
Autism
Summary

This study will determine whether the Cognoa screening instrument can be reliability used to determine which children are at the highest risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If successful, the instrument will help children who are the highest risk to get fast access to diagnostic and treatment services for ASD.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Jamie Spinello
8438762875
spinello@musc.edu

Language Development in Teens and Young Adults with Fragile X Syndrome or Autism Save

Date Added
January 25th, 2012
PRO Number
Pro00014212
Researcher
Jane Roberts
Keywords
Adolescents, Autism, Healthy Volunteer Studies, Language
Summary

We are recruiting mothers of children with typical development, autism, or fragile X syndrome.

This study focuses on parental experiences and normal individual differences that may influence child language development. The broader goal of the study is to understand which family experiences support language development in children who have neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as autism. We are recruiting families who have children who are typically developing, have autism, or have fragile X syndrome.

Institution
USC
Recruitment Contact
Jessica Klusek
803 777 5676
klusek@mailbox.sc.edu

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