Indiana University
Huntington's Disease


Dr. Kimberly Quaid of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a study of adolescents and young adults ages 14-29 who are at risk for Huntington Disease and who are thinking about whether or not to be tested for the presence or absence of the genetic mutation that causes Huntington disease, have decidednot to be tested, have decided to be tested when turning 18, or have already been tested. Participants will be interviewed in an interview lasting between one and one and a half hours. Interviews can be face-to-face, by telephone or through email. Demographic information will be collected and a short mood questionnaire will also be administered. Those completing the interview will receive a $20 gift card. Participants will be asked to be interviewed a second time approximately one year later. Anyone between the ages of 14-29 who is interested in this study may contact Dr. Quaid at 317-278-4039 or by emailat or Melissa Wesson at 317-278-9545 or 22, 2012

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