Study Overview:

The Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for people to participate in a remote research study to develop measurement technologies that can help improve clinical trials in Friedreich’s ataxia.

Anyone considering participating in a clinical trial should discuss the matter with their physician. FARA does not endorse or recommend any particular studies.

Study Details:

This remote study involves one telephone call and some at- home computer-mouse and speech tasks (three times over the course of one week). Total expected participation time would be about 1.5 hours.

The study team will ship all the supplies needed to complete the study to your home address.

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have a diagnosis of Friedreich’s ataxia OR be a healthy control
  • Be an English speaker
  • Be at least 2 years old

Additional inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply and will be evaluated by a study doctor.

Length of Study Commitment:

  • One week

Participating Study Locations

Institution Name and LocationInvestigatorStudy Coordinator Contact Information

Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Anoopum Gupta, MD, PhD

Faye Yang
+1 (617)-643-4662