Other Names for this Disease
- Cortical-Basal Ganglionic degeneration
- Cortico-Basal Ganglionic Degeneration (CBGD)
Your QuestionIs corticobasal degeneration hereditary? If so, is there anything that can be done to slow it down?
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The following resource can be used to search for clinical trials enrolling people with corticobasal degeneration. Some of the trials may involve the investigation of new therapies.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. Currently, a clinical trial is identified as enrolling individuals with corticobasal degeneration. To find this trial, click here. After you click on the study, review its "eligibility" criteria to determine its appropriateness. Use the study’s contact information to learn more. Check this site often for regular updates.You can also contact the Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison (PRPL) Office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to speak with a specialist, who can help you determine if you are eligible for any clinical trials.
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office
NIH Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2655
Web site: http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
- NINDS Corticobasal Degeneration Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. 2008; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/corticobasal_degeneration/corticobasal_degeneration.htm. Accessed 5/4/2010.
- WEMOVE. Causes of corticobasal degeneration. http://www.wemove.org/cbd/cbd_cau.html. Accessed 5/3/2010.