Research volunteers play a key role in enabling Mayo Clinic researchers in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) to reach their goal of initiating cell therapy-based clinical trials for HLHS. Only by studying tissue, blood, images and other data from people with HLHS and their family members can researchers learn more about what causes HLHS and how the disease can best be treated.
Those who may be able to participate in HLHS research are:
The HLHS research participation opportunities available to you depend on which of the above criteria you meet. Three research studies, each overseen by one of the program's principal investigators, have been approved by the Institutional Review Board at Mayo Clinic and are currently seeking participants.
The Program for HLHS has a full-time study coordinator available to provide you with more information about participating in HLHS research and to answer your questions. Please contact:
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