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Understanding the Patient Experience with Genetic Testing for Ataxias

Understanding the Patient Experience with Genetic Testing for Ataxias

The goal of this study is to understand the experience of going through genetic testing for Ataxia by surveying a national registry of patients.

Link to Survey: https://forms.office.com/r/P1YA0RpFS1

About the Study

Eligible Ataxia Types
All Ataxias for which genetic testing was considered or performed.

Type of Study
Survey

Clinical Trial Phase
N/A

Age Range
Children and Adults

Study Start Date
07/01/2024

Estimated Completion Date
06/30/2025

IRB Approval #
HUM00256051

Location(s)

Virtual Study

Contact Information

Sharan Srinivasan
sharans@med.umich.edu
734-615-8116

What does participation in the study entail?

Completion of a one-time survey. This survey only asks about age, sex, and a final diagnosis (if found). No other identifying information is requested.

What are the potential benefits for participants?

Participants may use this survey to better reflect on their own experiences so that we providers may improve the overall flow for future patients. 

What are the potential risks for participants?

There is no predicted risk for participants as no intervention is being performed.

Is there financial compensation?

No.

Is there travel reimbursement?

No. Not applicable.

Who is eligible?

All patients, including children and adults over 18 years are eligible to participate as long as genetic testing was at least considered, and/or performed, as part of the diagnostic workup.

Additional Information or Resources

Link to Complete Survey: https://forms.office.com/r/P1YA0RpFS1

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The goal of this study is to understand the experience of going through genetic testing for Ataxia by surveying a national registry of patients.

Link to Survey: https://forms.office.com/r/P1YA0RpFS1

About the Study

Eligible Ataxia Types
All Ataxias for which genetic testing was considered or performed.

Type of Study
Survey

Clinical Trial Phase
N/A

Age Range
Children and Adults

Study Start Date
07/01/2024

Estimated Completion Date
06/30/2025

IRB Approval #
HUM00256051

Location(s)

Virtual Study

Contact Information

Sharan Srinivasan
sharans@med.umich.edu
734-615-8116

What does participation in the study entail?

Completion of a one-time survey. This survey only asks about age, sex, and a final diagnosis (if found). No other identifying information is requested.

What are the potential benefits for participants?

Participants may use this survey to better reflect on their own experiences so that we providers may improve the overall flow for future patients. 

What are the potential risks for participants?

There is no predicted risk for participants as no intervention is being performed.

Is there financial compensation?

No.

Is there travel reimbursement?

No. Not applicable.

Who is eligible?

All patients, including children and adults over 18 years are eligible to participate as long as genetic testing was at least considered, and/or performed, as part of the diagnostic workup.

Additional Information or Resources

Link to Complete Survey: https://forms.office.com/r/P1YA0RpFS1

View Other Research Opportunities

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