Fabry MRI

Principal Investigator: Hunter Underhill
Keywords: Fabry , MRI Department: Pediatrics
IRB Number: 00092478 Co Investigator:  
Specialty: Pediatric Genetics
Sub Specialties: Medical Genetics
Recruitment Status: Not yet recruiting

Contact Information

Carrie Bailey
carrie.bailey@hsc.utah.edu
8015873605

Brief Summary

  • to use an advanced quantitative MRI technique (FBFI) to detect and quantify brain lesion in patients with FD
  • to use fMRI to identify altered brain function
  • to use FBFI and fMRI together to map altered connectivity in response to brain lesions

Inclusion Criteria

For unaffected controls: adults must be 18 or older, be unaffected with Fabry disease, and considered healthy with no previous history of stroke, multiple sclerosis, diabetes mellitus, or other neurologic disease.

 

For affected subjects with Fabry disease: must be 18 or older and be affected with Fabry disease. 

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects who are claustrophobic, have metal implants, or cannot pass the safety screening questionnaire.