Sample Repository for Neuromuscular Diseases

What we are studying

The purpose of the study is to gather information to further medical understanding of various neurological diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and other diseases of the nervous system. You may have been diagnosed with one of these diseases or be related to someone who has been diagnosed with a neurological illness. You may be completely free of neurological disease and not be related to anyone with an illness. The materials that we will collect from you are compared with those donated by others in the study which helps us understand why these diseases occur, how they produce damage to the nervous system and what treatments might work for these conditions.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 18+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Healthy Volunteers
  • Diagnosed with a neurologic illness like ALS; CMT; muscular dystrophy etc

What is involved

  • Blood sample
  • Physical Exam
  • Questions about neurological history



Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Mozhdeh Marandi

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.