Genetics of Cerebral Palsy  Study Summary

Status: Active  Timeline: March 2021 – December 2023

Study Type: Clinical Registry

Brief Description:

The genetics of cerebral palsy study is funded by the National Institutes of Health with the intention of performing genomic analysis of 500 trios, the person with CP and their biological parents, to identify new genes that cause CP. Participants need to be patients of one of the participating centers and provide saliva samples through “spit kits” sent in the mail.

Study overview page: Genetics of Cerebral Palsy Overview

Inclusion criteria: Age 2 years and older with a diagnosis of CP

Exclusion criteria: One or both biological parents are not living

Principal Investigator(s): Michael Kruer, MD

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