Dyskinetic cerebral palsy (DCP), also known as athetoid cerebral palsy or ADCP, is generally characterized by involuntary movements. DCP can make it difficult for people with the condition to maintain posture, speak, and perform physical tasks.
Currently, there is no approved treatment reduce the severity of dyskinetic involuntary movements associated with cerebral palsy. Meridian is conducting a clinical research study for an investigational medication for people with DCP.
Must be age 6 to 18
Must be diagnosed with Dyskinetic cerebral palsy
Must weigh at least 26 pounds
Must have had cerebral palsy symptoms since infancy (age 2 or younger)
May receive compensation for time and travel
Do not need insurance to join this study
Must meet all inclusion criteria
For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study.
You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (912) 790-4837.
Meridian Clinical Research
6602 Waters Avenue, Building C
Savannah, GA 31406
After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will contact you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Please note: Health insurance is NOT required to join.
Will my child benefit from this study?
Your child is not guaranteed to benefit from being in a clinical study. However, information gathered in this study may help uncover better ways to treat condition(s) for your child and others worldwide.
Is participation voluntary after I submit my child’s information?
Yes. Participation in a study is entirely voluntary. In the informed consent process, you’ll learn about the product being studied, your child’s role in the trial, potential side effects, tests that will be performed, and the number of visits required. You will need to sign an informed consent form to join the study only after you fully understand your child’s role in the study.
Will my child get a physical exam?
If you join the study, your child will receive a physical exam. Your child may also receive specific exams or tests — the results of which will be shared with you.
Is compensation provided?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for your study-related travel and expenses. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. Staff at the research clinic will discuss possible reimbursement with you.
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About Meridian Clinical Research
Founded in 1999, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services.
Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For almost 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.