Volunteers, ages 6‐40 needed for Research StudyDr. David Herrmann (Dept. of Neurology) at the University of Rochester in upstate NY, is conducting a research study of Friedreich’s Ataxia. The study will evaluate how well different methods work, to measure how Friedreich’s Ataxia progresses
People with FA are needed for this study
- Brief neurological exam
- Sensory testing
- Photograph a small area of your hand & foot, using a microscope that can look into the skin
- Skin biopsy – optional for some subjects
You will be asked to complete 4 study visits over about 2 years.
You will be paid $100 for each completed study visit. Some funds are available for travel expenses for people who have FA and people in their family without FA.
For more information, please contact Beth Wood: (585)276‐6248 - ElizabethP_Wood@urmc.rochester.edu