Clinical Research: ATP1A3-Related Disorders

Allison Brashear holds a painting created by a former patient.

Principal investigator on the study, Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, holds artwork by a former patient who was grateful for Brashear’s research and dedication to expanding knowledge about ATP1A3-related movement disorders.

Clinical research like ours is an important and necessary part of finding new treatments and more ways to diagnose conditions and diseases.

Have you been diagnosed with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP), the rare movement disorder, or other ATP1A3-related movement disorders?

Are you interested in helping researchers learn more about these conditions?

Our study is recruiting patients diagnosed with RDP and those who have ATP1A3 gene variants, including alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) and CAPOS (cerebellar ataxia, areflexia, pes cavus, optic atrophy, and sensorineural hearing loss) syndrome.

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Specific criteria have been established to determine who is eligible to participate in this research study:

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National Institutes of Health

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences defines Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism, describes how to get a diagnosis and discusses how it can feel to live with this rare disease.

Learn more about this syndrome that typically begins after a fever-related illness with a sudden episode of ataxia, such as having a hard time walking or coordinating leg or arm movements. Pregnancy and delivery may also trigger episodes.

Get all the details about a neurological disorder that usually affects children before 18 months of age.