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Manhasset, New York 11030


Purpose:

Many genes are thought to contribute to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This study will attempt to identify genes that may contribute to RA.


Study summary:

The identification of genes for complex disorders such as RA requires large numbers of genetically informative families. This study enrolls people diagnosed with with RA and their families. This study will enroll 1000 RA patients and their parents. Participants with RA will be evaluated at his or her doctor's office or other location convenient for the participant. Participants will have a brief phone interview with a study coordinator and a blood sample will be obtained. Disease evaluation will be done at one visit and will include confirmation of diagnosis, a 28 joint count, joint alignment and mobility score (JAMS) and administration of a health assessment questionnaire.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Adult onset RA - Diagnosis of RA made between 18 and 60 years old - Both parents alive and willing to participate - Parents may have diagnosis of RA (affected) or be unaffected Exclusion Criteria: - Inflammatory bowel disease - Lupus - Psoriatic arthritis


NCT ID:

NCT00069472


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Peter K. Gregersen, MD
North Shore University Hospital


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Manhasset, New York 11030
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 11, 2017

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