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The Rett Syndrome Global Registry

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04900493
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : May 25, 2021
Last Update Posted : October 6, 2021
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Baylor College of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Rush University
Boston Children's Hospital
RTI International
DSG, Inc
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rett Syndrome Research Trust

Brief Summary:
The Rett Global Registry is a fully remote, global, caregiver-reported registry to collect information about caring for a loved one with Rett syndrome. In addition, caregivers have the ability to track and graph their loved one's symptoms and care strategies over time, store information for central access, and opt-in to complete medical record consolidation and summary. Qualified researchers and therapeutic developers may request access to de-identified aggregate information to further Rett research, or assist with clinical development planning to facilitate and expedite more effective clinical trials.

Condition or disease
Rett Syndrome

Detailed Description:

The Rett Syndrome Global Registry is a fully remote, global, caregiver-reported registry intended to meet the needs of caregivers, clinicians and researchers, and therapeutic developers with the goal to increase our understanding of this rare disorder, support better outcomes for those with Rett syndrome, and facilitate improved therapeutic development. The Rett Global Registry allows families to provide data about their experience with Rett syndrome to improve their loved one's care while contributing to research. Participants may opt in to track and graph symptoms and care strategies over time to support day-to-day care. Participants may also access aggregate data to see similarities and differences in care strategies and consolidate their personal information in a central location. Participants may opt-in to complete medical record consolidation and summary that is centrally accessible, able to be shared with care providers, and utilized for research.

The registry database is designed and maintained to clinical trial standards and supports research and therapeutic development while meeting or exceeding federal privacy and confidentiality requirements. These datasets including caregiver-reported Rett syndrome progression, quality of life, at home day-to-day data, and consolidated medical records from office visits or hospital stays, provides unique and previously unused sources of information important for improving our understanding of Rett syndrome, allow additional avenues of research, and support therapeutic development. Specifically, the registry is intended to assist with clinical development planning, trial design, trial endpoints, and regulatory filings.

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 5000 participants
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration: 5 Years
Official Title: The Rett Syndrome Global Registry
Estimated Study Start Date : September 30, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 30, 2031
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 30, 2031

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MedlinePlus related topics: Rett Syndrome




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of genetic mutation types and clinical diagnoses. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Measured by data obtained from genetic reports and caregiver-reported clinical diagnoses of enrolled patients.

  2. Caregiver report of developmental milestone achievement over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the percent of individuals who have achieved developmental milestones between 1 and 4 times per year.

  3. Caregiver report of symptom burden and development history over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the percent of individuals who report symptoms and their intervention requirements between 1 and 4 times per year.

  4. Caregiver report of composition and frequency of co-morbidities over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the type and number of non-Rett medical conditions between 1 and 4 times per year.

  5. Caregiver report of the composition and frequency of medication and over-the-counter treatments over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the percent of individuals receiving these care strategies by symptom between 1 and 4 times per year.

  6. Caregiver report of the composition and frequency of physician specialty utilization and care received at Rett Clinics over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the type and number of physician specialties used to manage symptoms and the number of individuals who receive care at a Rett clinic between 1 and 2 times per year.

  7. Caregiver report of the composition of the barriers to clinical trial participation over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the type and number of reasons given for individuals not able or willing to participate in clinical trials between 1 and 2 times per year.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Caregiver report of the frequencies of the level of effectiveness for therapies, diets and equipment use over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by percent of patients perceiving these care strategies as successful between 1 and 2 times per year.

  2. Caregiver report of the frequencies of the level of effectiveness, degree of side effect severity, and other symptom impacts of medications and over-the-counter treatments over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by percent of patients receiving medications or over-the-counter treatments and the percent perceiving these care strategies as successful, with side effects, and impact on other symptoms between 1 and 4 times per year.

  3. Caregiver report of the percent of individuals requiring emergency care and unplanned hospital admissions over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the number of patients requiring emergency care and hospital admissions at least 1 time per year.

  4. Percent of individuals using registry features, including tracking, medical record consolidation, central storage, and family connections over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the number of individuals using these features between 1 and 4 times per year.


Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Number of research studies conducted through the registry for the purpose of collecting new data over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the number of studies initiated at least 1 time per year.

  2. Number of research studies conducted with existing datasets for the purpose of mining registry data over time. [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Measured by the number of studies initiated at least 1 time per year.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Individuals of all ages diagnosed with Rett Syndrome and/or have a mutation in MECP2. MECP2 Duplication syndrome individuals are not included and will be directed to the MECP2 Duplication registries.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Parent/caregiver must be willing and able to provide written informed consent electronically prior to entering data into the registry.
  2. Rett individuals of any age, living or deceased, must have a diagnosis of Rett syndrome and/or have a mutation in MECP2.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Individuals who have a genetic mutation that is inconsistent with Rett syndrome or who have a different disorder.
  2. Individuals with MECP2 Duplication Syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04900493


Locations
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United States, Connecticut
Rett Syndrome Research Trust
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States, 06611
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rett Syndrome Research Trust
Baylor College of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Rush University
Boston Children's Hospital
RTI International
DSG, Inc
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Jana von Hehn, PhD Rett Syndrome Research Trust
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Responsible Party: Rett Syndrome Research Trust
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04900493    
Other Study ID Numbers: Rett-Registry
First Posted: May 25, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 6, 2021
Last Verified: September 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Qualified Investigators may make data requests to the Rett Syndrome Global Registry Oversight Committee
Supporting Materials: Informed Consent Form (ICF)
Time Frame: Data will be available upon achieving a threshold enrollment of 500 participants.
Access Criteria: Qualified Investigators interested in advancing Rett Syndrome research or therapeutic development.

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Rett Syndrome Research Trust:
MECP2
Registry
RSRT
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Rett Syndrome
Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Mental Retardation, X-Linked
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System