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Integrating Genetic and Environmental Risk Scores into an Algorithm to Predict Multiple Sclerosis
Study of People with First-Degree Relatives (Parents, Siblings, Children) with Multiple Sclerosis
Sponsor:National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Enrolling:Male and Female Patients
IRB Number:AAAR4456
Contact: Fatoumata Diallo: 212-305-1485 / fd2292@cumc.columbia.edu
Additional Study Information:

Genes and Environment in MS (GEMS) is a longitudinal cohort study investigating how genetics and environment can lead to the onset of Multiple Sclerosis. We are recruiting first-degree relatives (siblings, parents, and children) of people who have been diagnosed with MS. This study involves the collection of biological specimen, including saliva and blood, as well as the completion of questionnaires regarding personal and family health history, diet, and other environmental exposures. The goal of this study is to use these data to develop and test an algorithm predicting risk of MS onset that will help with early detection of MS in the future. This is an unpaid study.

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Are you a first-degree relative (siblings, parents, children) of someone with multiple sclerosis (MS)?YesNo
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Investigator
Philip De Jager, MD
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Who Can I Contact?
For more information, please contact:
Fatoumata Diallo
Email: fd2292@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-305-1485