Diagnosis and History Study of Patients With Different Neurological Conditions

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2014 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
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First received: November 3, 1999
Last updated: June 25, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

The goal of this study is to diagnose and follow patients with disorders of movement control. Patients participating in this study will undergo routine laboratory tests and examinations in order to monitor their condition.

Doctors at the NIH will work in cooperation with each patient's primary care physician. There will be no use of investigational treatments in this study.< TAB>

Nervous System Disease

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Diagnosis and Natural History Protocol for Patients With Different Neurological Conditions

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: August 1993
Detailed Description:

The objective of this protocol is to provide screening, diagnosis and follow up in the Human Motor Control Section (HMCS), Medical Neurology Branch (MNB). The goal is to screen patients with neurological conditions and family members of patients with neurological conditions for enrollment in additional research protocols. No investigational treatments will be administered on this protocol and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) physicians will be playing a consultative role to the patient's primary physician.


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Subjects may be included in this protocol if they have an identifiable neurological disorder or have a family history of neurological disorders. These disorders would include patients with Parkinson's disease, dystonia, cerebellar disorders, and other movement disorders. Both males and females ranging in age from two (2) years to one hundred (100) years old would be eligible to participate in the protocol.


Patients with neurological disorders and subjects with a family history of neurological conditions.


Patients less than 2 years or greater than 100 years.

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001367

Contact: Elaine P Considine, R.N. (301) 435-8518 considinee@ninds.nih.gov
Contact: Mark Hallett, M.D. (301) 496-9526 hallettm@ninds.nih.gov

United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@mail.cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Mark Hallett, M.D. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001367     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 930202, 93-N-0202
Study First Received: November 3, 1999
Last Updated: June 25, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Non-Investigational to Diagnostic Puzzle
Neurological Disorders
Movement Disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nervous System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014