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ACTIVE STUDY: Cardiovascular Consequences of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophinopathies

Approval Status: Approved
Number: 36
Submission Date May 12, 2022
Is this study IRB-Approved? Yes
Date of NEXT IRB Review: 09/07/2022
Full Study Name: Cardiovascular Consequences of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophinopathies
Short Study Name: Cardiovascular Function in Children with Muscular Dystrophy
College / Affiliation College of Health Sciences
Relevant Research Categories
Location of Study: University of Delaware STAR Campus, 540 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713
Description of Study:

We are studying the effects of Muscular Dystrophinopathies on cardiovascular function. We are seeking both generally healthy boys and patients diagnosed with either Becker or Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy between the ages of 7-17 years old. We will perform a series of cardiovascular assessments using blood pressure cuffs as well as ultrasound to image the heart and various arteries in the body. You and your child will be asked to make one 2.5-3.5 hour visit to the lab. Participants will be compensated $300 in the form of a visa gift card.

Will participants be compensated for participation?
Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria:

Must be male between 7-17 years old.
Recruiting either generally healthy boys or boys diagnosed with Duchenne or Becker Muscular Dystrophy.
Healthy boys should be normal weight and not be diagnosed with, or take medication for any chronic diseases or conditions

“How to Apply” Description:

Please email Michele at or call 302-831-6958 for more information or to enroll in the study.

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How to Apply Email:
Contact Name: Michele
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Phone: 302-831-6958
PI Name: Melissa
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