How to Participate

 

Disorders of Cerebal Development

 

Enrollment Criteria

People with a diagnosis or suspected to have a neurodevelopmental disorder such as Agenesis/Dysgenesis of the Corpus Callosum (ACC/DCC), Aicardi Syndrome, Polymicrogyria (PMG), Perventricular Nodular Heterotopias (PVNH), Subcortical Herterotopias (SCH), and Dandy-Walker Malformation (DWM). If under 18, parent/guardian MUST participate along with minor. Both parents and siblings will be asked to participate if available. 

How to enroll

If you would like to participate, begin the enrollment process by completing our online intake form here.   

Questions

If you would like more detailed information about study procedures, please contact the research coordinators at Veronica.deSantiago@ucsf.edu and Lindsey.Suit@ucsf.edu (415) 502-8039.

 

Biomarker Discovery in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

 

Enrollment Criteria

Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disoder (ASD), ages 1+. Also healthy controls, ages 1+. Both parents and siblings will be asked to participate if available. Must be available to travel to UCSF Mission Bay for the study procedures. 

How to enroll

If you would like to participate as an patient or parent of patient with ASD, begin the enrollment process by completing our online intake form here. If you would like to participate as a healthy control, begin the enrollment process by completing our online intake form here. 

Questions

If you would like more detailed information about study procedures, please contact the research coordinator Veronica de Santiago (Veronica.deSantiago@ucsf.edu or (415) 502-8039).

 

Epileptic Encephalopathies: Clinical and Genetic Predictors of Outcomes

 

Enrollment Criteria

A person with epilepsy due to Infantile Spasms, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, or other epileptic encephalopathy.Both biological parents will be asked to participate if available.

How to enroll

If you would like to participate, begin the enrollment process by completing our online intake form here.

Questions

If you would like more detailed information about study procedures, please contact the research coordinator: Veronica de Santiago (Veronica.deSantiago@ucsf.edu, (415) 502-8039).

 

 

Oxytocin: Relationship in Autism and Social Functioning

 

Enrollment Criteria

UCSF patients between the ages of 2 and 21 who are scheduled to have a lumbar punction for clinical reasons. 

How to enroll

If you would like to participate, begin the enrollment process by contacting the research coordinator: Veronica de Santiago (Veronica.deSantiago@ucsf.edu, (415) 502-8039).

Questions

If you would like more detailed information about study procedures, please contact the research coordinator: Veronica de Santiago (Veronica.deSantiago@ucsf.edu, (415) 502-8039).