Participants are needed for a Phase I research study to test an investigational medication in individuals with Friedreich's ataxia.
You May Be Eligible if You:
- are 18 years of age or older,
- have genetically confirmed Friedreich’s Ataxia with a copy of the genetic result (homozygous GAA repeat expansions), and
- are able to go the distance of 25 feet with or without an assistive device or pushing oneself using a manual wheelchair.
Individuals should also be able to transfer from a bed to a chair with minimal assistance (e.g., being able to stand with support during a transfer) and perform basic daily care, such as feeding themselves and personal hygiene, with minimal assistance.
Please see this Recruitment Flyer for other Key Inclusion Criteria and contact information.
More information can also be found at Clinicaltrials.gov https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04176991.