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Genes and Phenotype (GAP) A National Resource for Genotype-Phenotype Studies of Immunological and Inflammatory Pathways

2014-08-27 03:12:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to enrol generally healthy adults, who are asked to provide a blood sample, to study how the immune system works.

Description

The primary purpose of this research is to develop a better understanding of how the immune system works. By studying immune function in many people, we will be able to determine the range of normal variation.

The second purpose is to enroll people who are willing to serve as comparisons in future research studies into the Genotype and Phenotype Research Registry (GAP Registry).

Volunteers are asked to provide information on age, ethnicity and medical history. Volunteers are asked to provide a blood sample of up to 100cc and allow us to contact you about additional studies.

Volunteers are compensated $25.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Immune System

Location

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Manhasset
New York
United States
11030

Status

Recruiting

Source

North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:16-0400

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The biochemical and electrophysiological interactions between the NERVOUS SYSTEM and IMMUNE SYSTEM that result in regulation of the immune system by the nervous system.

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