The Role of Mid-Life Adiposity in Functional Brain Connectivity
This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Piero Antuono, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
First received: January 24, 2013
Last updated: September 19, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
The purpose of the study is to use functional MRI (fMRI) to measure brain connectivity in middle-aged individuals with different levels of body fat. The ultimate goal of this research is to develop an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease.
||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
||The Role of Mid-Life Adiposity in Functional Brain Connectivity
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Brain connectivity measured by fMRI [ Time Frame: One visit ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
| Estimated Enrollment:
| Study Start Date:
| Estimated Study Completion Date:
| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Participants will have one visit for:
- Blood draw
- Body composition scan
- Cognitive screen
- Neurological exam
- MRI scan
The visit will take approximately 3 hours.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||45 Years to 65 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Healthy volunteers from the community
- 45-65 years of age
- Normal memory
- General good physical health
- History of stroke or neurological disease
- Seizures or head injury with loss of consciousness within the last five years
- Ferrous (magnetic) or electronic implants (due to the magnet in the MRI scanner)
More detailed inclusion/exclusion criteria must be met in order to qualify for the study. The study coordinator will determine eligibility.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01777789
|Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital
|Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226 |
Medical College of Wisconsin
||Piero Antuono, MD
||Medical College of Wisconsin
No publications provided
||Piero Antuono, MD, Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||January 24, 2013
||September 19, 2013
||United States: Institutional Review Board
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014