Current Research Studies

Gut Microbiome in AS

Gut Microbiome in AS

Purdue University logoA study at Purdue University will look at gut function in Angelman syndrome and its relationship to behaviors and diet. Gastrointestinal or stomach issues are common in Angelman syndrome however, the reasons are not known. Researchers will compare gut function and diets between individuals with Angelman syndrome and their family member. Researchers hope to find an answer to the question, “when gut health improves, will other symptoms also get better?”

There are TWO studies being conducted.

Participants will receive a $100 Amazon gift card. 

Adults 18 – 70 Years Old

  • An adult diagnosed with Angelman syndrome between 18 and 70
  • A biological parent in the same age range
  • Caregiver must be willing to complete study activites at home including stool collection, online surveys and phone surveys

See a flyer for more information.

To Participate in the Adult Study

Complete a pre-screening form to express interest in participation.

 

Children 3 – 12 Years Old

Following are the eligibility requirements: 

  • Child diagnosed with Angelman syndrome – deletion positive, between 3 and 12 years old
  • Full sibling between 3 and 12 years old
  • Caregiver must be willing to complete study activites at home including stool collection, online surveys and phone surveys

See a recruitment flyer about the study.

To Participate in the Child Study

Complete a prescreening questionaire.

More Information

Contact Anita Aalia Panjwani, PhD with questions – pockit@purdue.edu