Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Posted 11 months ago by Wales Gene Park

This cohort study (participants with CMT and control participants) has two parts (Part 1: CMT1A cohort; Part2: CMT1B, CMT2A and CMTX1 cohort) and is proposed to take place over 3 years across three sites. Participants with CMT aged 5-60 for potential enrolment in the trial will be identified through the existing inherited neuropathy clinics at each site and control participants will be identified among the unaffected relatives and carers of the participants with CMT. If they show interest in participating, they will be given the relevant Patient Information Sheets, Written Consent forms and/or Assent forms. Half of the participants will be recruited at the UK sites (NHNN and GOSH) and the other half at the US collaborating site. Each participant will be invited to two separate research visits (12 months apart) for which travel expenses (return journey) will be reimbursed. Each research visit is expected to last approximately 3 hours...

 Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease /  London

Posted 11 months ago by Wales Gene Park

An observational, non-interventional registry study to collect real-world data from people living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and its treatment, which will be available to researchers to further the knowledge of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and improve patient care. The registry uses Vitaccess' MyRealWorld™ digital real-world evidence platform and has been developed in collaboration with CMT experts, Patient Advocacy Organizations (PAOs) and the biopharmaceutical company Pharnext. Eligible participants install a study app on their smartphone. Researchers access aggregated, anonymised data via a cloud-based research portal. The platform provides benefits to participants, which it is hoped will encourage persistence with data submission; these include options to upload electronic documents such as scans, a clinically-validated Knowledge feature, and access an online CMT community. The aggregated data are available in close to real time via "dashboards" and can be analysed according to a number of pre-set criteria (e.g. disease stage, age, geographic location). State-of-the-art technologies and...

 Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease /  Oxford


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