Short Interval Cortical Inhibition: ADHD Neurophysiological Endophenotype Save

Date Added
April 18th, 2011
IRB Number
20025
Researcher
Zhewu Wang
Keywords
ADD/ADHD, Genetics, Healthy Volunteer Studies, Mental Health, Psychiatry
Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine brain activity related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and to understand how individual hereditary factors can influence human behavior and brain activities after. The study will use an investigational technology to measure differences between the brains of 20 individuals diagnosed with ADHD and 20 individuals whom do not experience symptoms that relate with ADHD. The new technology for non-invasively examining the brain is called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). Along with the TMS a genetic sample will be obtained through the method of a blood draw to observe the differences in peoples DNA who experience symptoms of ADHD to people that do not. Compensation for time and travel is provided for completion of the visit.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Howard Mandel
(843) 789-7104
mandelh@musc.edu

Monoamine Transporter Genotypes: PTSD with Substance Dependence Risk Factor Save

Date Added
October 5th, 2009
IRB Number
17276
Researcher
Zhewu Wang
Keywords
Depression, Genetics, Mental Health, Military, Psychiatry, Stress Disorders
Summary

Recruiting combat veterans with and without PTSD. Participation in this study will help us understand how genetics play a role in the mental health of combat veterans. The study involves ONE visit.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Howard Mandel
843-789-7104
mandelh@musc.edu

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