GENETIC EYE DISORDERS

Actively Recruiting // Clinical Trials // Genetics // Terri Young // Young Lab // Dec 01 2020

Clinical and Molecular Analysis of Genetic Eye Disorders

  • Investigator Initiated
  • Principal Investigator: Terri Young, MD, MBA, FARVO
  • Study Coordinator: Nickie Stangel

Study objective:

To identify the gene or genes responsible for developmental causes of blindness in the world, and to establish a Pediatric Ophthalmic Genetics and Research Program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Study design:

One study visit involving a medical history questionnaire, ophthalmic evaluations, and a blood/saliva sample for genetic/DNA analysis.

Inclusion criteria:

  • Male or female patients of any age (including minors) who have an ophthalmic disorder that could have a genetic component
  • Family members (including minors) of a patient who has an ophthalmic disorder that could have a genetic component

Exclusion criteria:

  • Known genetic mutation supporting the clinically diagnosed eye condition

Contact Nickie Stangel with questions, 608-263-8783