Project Description

NIH/NHLBI CADASIL Natural History Study

Lead Investigator: Elisa Ferrante, PhD

Research Contact:
Jayson Grey, MSN, RN
301.318.0338  .  [email protected]

NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment
[email protected]  .  800-411-0027

Who Can Enroll:

  • Patients with CADASIL ages 18 and older
  • Healthy adults ages 18 and older

What is involved:

  • General health assessment and evaluation
  • Laboratory tests
  • An MRI of the brain
  • An eye exam
  • An optional skin biopsy
  • An optional lumbar puncture
  • Non-invasive tests of blood flow and tissue perfusion
  • Cognitive testing

Compensation will be provided to study participants. All appointments take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

For more information, please see complete study information below.

Contact: NIH Patient Recruitment, 866-444-1134. Ask for study # 000413-H