• Investigation of Biomarkers in Pediatric Patients with Demyelinating Disorders of the CNS
Partners Human Research Committee
APPROVAL Effective Date
2/1/2016


All healthy children and young adults ages 2-17

We would like you to participate in a research study on multiple sclerosis. We want to compare your blood with the blood of children with multiple sclerosis and we will ask you to give us five tubes of blood (about 3.4 tablespoons) during your visits here at MGH (with your parent’s permission)

For your participation, we will give you a $50 gift certificate when we draw your blood.

If you are interested in doing this, please have your parents call Christy Crooks, clinical research coordinator, at (617) 643-3745.




To the parents of healthy children, ages 2-17,

We would like your child to participate in a research study on multiple sclerosis. We want to compare your child’s blood with the blood of children with multiple sclerosis and see what differences we can find. We will draw five tubes of blood (about 3.4 tablespoons) from your child during visits here to MGH.

We will give your child a $50 gift certificate each time we draw blood.

If you are interested or would like more information, please Christy Crooks, clinical research coordinator, at 617-643-3745.
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Tanuja Chitnis, MD
  
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Christy Crooks, CRC
Email  – ccrooks@partners.org
Phone  – 617-643-3745