Examining the Contribution of Cardiomyopathy to Disease Progression in Friedreich's Ataxia Patients

Principal Investigator: David Lynch, MD PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Sponsor: FARA and NIH

This retrospective study hopes to further the understanding of the way the heart changes in Friedreich's ataxia, with the goal to provide accurate prognostic information to patients. This study entails record review of all cardiac testing (such as ECGs and echocardiograms), and is open to any individual with Friedreich's ataxia, irrespective of where he or she receives medical care.

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For more information about this study, please contact the program at 267-426-7538 or email us at FAProgram@email.chop.edu.