Study Title:
Investigation of Cognitive Function Status in Polio Survivors with and without Post-Polio Syndrome

A research study of Polio Survivors is being conducted by Dr. Kimbra Kenney and colleagues to investigate the problems involving mental fatigue that may affect concentration, memory, attention, etc. Qualified individuals will receive at no cost, the following study related items:
  1. Physical and Neurological Exams
  2. Laboratory Testing
  3. Neuropsychological testing
Study Description: This study's objective is to assess if polio survivors with or without PPS are having significant problems affecting their capability to think clearly, to concentrate, pay attention, register and store memory, etc.

Time Requirements: The study will last a total of 2-4 weeks and required 2 visits to the study center that enrolled you.

You May Participate if: You are a polio survivor and you are 18 or older.

Locations: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland and Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Contact: 301-984-7755

Please call the study Nurse Coordinator for more information about being a study candidate.

Sandra Maxwell, RN
Research Nurse
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Building 53, Room 101
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-984-7755
Fax: 301-984-7333
S. Maxwell

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