Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Principal Investigator: Jeremy M. Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D.
We are examining the connections between stress, gastrointestinal (GI)/stomach problems, and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
A previous diagnosis of an ASD is required for participation, although GI/stomach problems are not required.
You will be asked to come for 1 outpatient visit to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN to take part in this research study. A blood draw and saliva sample are required the visit. Compensation for your time is available.
Children age 6-18 with autism spectrum disorders with and without GI problems.
Children age 6– 17 with an autism spectrum disorder who are taking an atypical antipsychotic like Risperidone (risperidol), Zyprexa (Olanzapine) and have gained unwanted weight.Compensation: Yes
Males ages 18-45 with diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Must be verbal.Compensation: Yes
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