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(IBD-0690) MicroRNA as Urine Biomarkers: a Pilot Study of Healthy Volunteers


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MicroRNA as Urine Biomarkers: a Pilot Study of Healthy Volunteers

Principal Investigator:
Iddo Ben-Dov MD, PhD

Investigators:
Thomas Tuschl PhD

Contact Information:
Clinical Research Support Office
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Telephone: 1-800-RUCARES
Alt. Telephone: 1-800-782-2737
Email: RUCARES@Rockefeller.edu
Enrollment Status:
Closed to Enrollment

Brief Summary of Protocol:
MicroRNA (MiRNA) is bits and pieces of “genetic (heredity) material” found in the cells of your body. It helps to control some of the tasks that your cells perform. The reason for doing this research is to study urine samples and determine if certain substances (miRNA) in the urine can predict that someone may develop a kidney problem in the future or help diagnose a kidney problem. This is called a biomarker.



Detailed Description of Protocol:
Profile:
You may be eligible to participate if you are healthy and between the ages of 20-30 years old.



What specifically makes a person eligible for the study?
You may be eligible to enter this study:



Gender:
Both

Age(s):
20-30

Children permitted to participate:
No

Potential Benefits.....
There will be no benefit to you. Instead, others may benefit in the future from what we learn from this study.



Compensation:
Compensation is provided.