Search / Trial NCT00001609

Studies of Families With Hereditary Cataracts

Launched by NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE (NEI) · Nov 3, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of June 14, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Linkage Genetic Analysis Lens Opacity Inherited Linkage Analysis Genomic Dna Risk Prediction Pedigree Analysis Congenital Cataracts Hereditary Cataracts

Description

Although the etiology of some secondary cataracts is becoming better understood and certain animal models have the promise to elucidate the relationships between lens crystallin and hereditary cataract, little is known about the causes of congenital cataracts in humans. Even the classification of different types of cataracts is cumbersome and imperfect. A better understanding of cataractogenesis will come through an understanding of the molecular components of the lens of the eye and the ways in which lesions of these components are manifested structurally and functionally as opacity of the...

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All

Eligibility criteria

  • The proband must have documentation of congenital or hereditary cataract.
  • Patients with cataract due to radiation, steroid, or associated with other ocular diseases such as uveitis, retinitis pigmentosa etc. and age-related cataracts will be excluded.

Attachments

readout_NCT00001609_2024-06-14.pdf

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NCT00001609_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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