Help Find New Treatments For Angelman Syndrome

Current Research Studies

Help advance Angelman Syndrome research by having your family or your individual with AS participate in research studies.  

See the list of active studies below to find out if there is a study that is right for you and your family. 

Abnormal Language Pathway In Children with AS

Dear Families Interested in Angelman Research: We at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan are looking to recruit subjects for a research study entitled “Abnormal Language Pathway in Children with Angelman Syndrome”. We are interested in looking at brain structure and […]

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Angelman Syndrome Cerebrospinal Fluid Study

  The AS CSF Study sponsored by Biogen is designed to help learn more about AS and find potential biomarkers for use in AS clinical trials in the future. Biomarkers are substances, for example proteins, occurring in the body that […]

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Angelman Syndrome Natural History Study

Natural History Study Overview Participation in this study will help better our understanding of how development, behavior and communication change in individuals with AS over the course of their lives. We may know a lot about AS, but there are certain ages and issues that […]

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Augmentative and Alternative Immersion

Overview The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of communication partner coaching in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) intervention. The primary goal of the study is to evaluate the impact of the Model, Encourage, Respond (MODELER) AAC […]

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Brain Imaging Study

University of North Carolina School of Medicine University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine is conducting a longitudinal brain imaging study on boys and girls with Angelman syndrome who are deletion positive up to 5 years old.   The goal of […]

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Caregivers of Children/ Adolescents/ Adults with AS

There are two interview studies to gather information about caregivers’ experiences with Angelman syndrome (AS) to better understand the symptoms and impacts of this condition. The study also aims to have caregivers complete a number of questionnaires and evaluate them in […]

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Experiences of Adult Siblings Study

Experiences of Adult Siblings of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities This study is being conducted by Natasha Shukla, M.S., a student at Texas Women’s University, as part of her dissertation. The study will explore the experiences of adult siblings of individuals […]

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FREESIAS: Biomarkers Study

Roche and Genetech are sponsoring a non drug trial to develop biomarkers for future clinical trials.  Participants are individuals diagnosed with AS, as well as typically developing children.  Parents and caregivers have identified areas they would like to see improvement […]

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Harvard Music Study

Researchers at Harvard are studying how people with AS respond to and participate in musical activities, and how parents interact musically with their children. In the study, the researchers will play your child a series of recorded songs and poems […]

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KIK-AS Clinical Trial

  Join representatives from GeneTX Biotherapeutics on Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm central for an informative webinar about the KIK-AS trial.  Link to webinar:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Egpj5oTeVTg   The KIK-AS clinical trial, sponsored by GeneTX Biotherapeutics is now open.  This is a […]

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Longitudinal Study of Now Children with AS Develop Over Time

Purdue Neurodevelopmental Family Lab The Purdue Neurodevelopmental Family Lab at Purdue University is recruiting participants nationwide for a research study on the early development of children with Angelman syndrome. Families of children ages birth to 48 months are invited to enroll. The longitudinal […]

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Music Study at Vanderbilt

Music in Children and Families Online Survey Study The Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab is recruiting families of children 6 months to 5 years old (with or without developmental, medical, or other health impairments) to take an online survey. The study will ask […]

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Neptune phase 3 clinical study

Online pre-screening process The online pre-screening process begins with ages 9 – 12 (August/October).  The second age group (beginning November/December) will be ages 4-8. The third age group (beginning January/February 2020) will be ages 2-3. Ovid Therapeutics is continuing a […]

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PANDA: Early Development in Angelman Syndrome

Telehealth Study on Early Development in Angelman Syndrome at Purdue University The Purdue University Neurodevelopmental Family Lab is recruiting families of children with Angelman syndrome 18 months and under. This study aims to improve understanding of how children with Angelman […]

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Research Interview about AS

Overview This is a non-medication research interview study seeking information about symptoms and effects on daily life that children with Angelman Syndrome experience, from the caregiver’s perspective. Information from these interviews will be used to better understand how to assess […]

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