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The Migraine and Pain Study GeneBank at Scripps Clinic Registry (MAPS)

2014-08-27 03:18:20 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to obtain blood or saliva samples to define genes for migraine and pain diseases.

Description

It is estimated that over one-third of the world's population suffers from persistent or recurrent pain. Migraine is highly heritable and the majority of juveniles who suffer from the disorder have a mother or father who also have the disease. The blood or saliva samples will go through DNA analysis and be sequenced for candidate genes or subjected to whole-genome sequencing. By creating a MAPS GeneBank from these patients' blood/saliva donations we will ultimately be able to define genes for migraine and pain diseases.

Study Design

Observational Model: Family-Based

Conditions

Migraine Disease

Location

Scrippshealth
La Jolla
California
United States
92037

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Scripps Translational Science Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:20-0400

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