Hereditary Hypophosphatemia and the Protein FGF23

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to describe the relationship between FGF23 (a protein made by bone cells) which causes low phosphorus levels, and other components in the blood. This will help us understand why the disease occurs and how to better treat it.

Who is Eligible

  • All Genders
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 2 - 24

Eligibility Criteria

  • Children with the hereditary condition of FGF23 related hypophosphatemia - a condition that causes low phosphorus levels in the blood.

What is involved

  • Informed Consent Review
  • Review of Medical History
  • Physical Examinations
  • Study Visits and Consultations
  • Laboratory and Imaging Tests
  • Specimen Sample Collection

Compensation

There is no compensation for this study.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Andrew South
Email
asouth@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-716-9640
Principal Investigator
Andrew South

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.