Neuromuscular Center Criteria for participating

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  • 1-617-355-6388
  • International: +1-617-355-5209

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital Neurology Department invite children to participate in a new research study. We are looking for boys age 2 and up with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), and healthy boys age 2 and up (without any nerve or muscle concerns) to serve as controls. Please see the full eligibility criteria below.

Control Subjects

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • male, age 2 years through 14 years

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • presence or past history of a neuromuscular disorder or other disease that substantially impacts health
  • presence of implanted pacemaker
 

DMD Subjects

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • genetically established diagnosis of DMD
  • male, age 2 years through 14 years

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • involvement in an ongoing clinical trial in DMD (outside of a natural history study)
  • presence of implanted pacemaker or other electrical device
  • presence of a superimposed neuromuscular or other medical condition that substantially impacts the individual's health
 
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