The Duke Center for Human Genetics is actively recruiting families who have two or more family members with Chiari type I malformations (CMI), with or without syringomyelia. These family members must be related to each other by blood and both must be willing to participate.
Our work is centered on determining whether or not there is a genetic cause to the development of CMI. Hopefully in the future this will lead to better ways to diagnose and treat CMI.
Participation in the study involves:
For more information, contact the study coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 1-877-825-1694.