Scientists at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) seek patients with Tourette syndrome for neuroimaging studies using positron emission tomography (PET), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS).
Eligible patients should be 9 to 65 years old. Patients will undergo one or more of the above studies for which they qualify and feel comfortable with.
The studies will take place at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD. All study-related expenses will be paid by NIH.
For more information, physicians should contact Dr. Alicja Mason at 301-402-2983, or Dr. Fernando Pagan at 301-402-3494.