A Study to Evaluate Sex Differences in Multiple Sclerosis Spectrum of Demyelinating Disorders


About this study

The purposes of this study are to explore the association between female sex, reproductive history and clinical phenotypic variability in multiple sclerosis (MS), to explore the association between female sex, reproductive history and radiologic phenotypic variability in MS, and to explore the association between female sex, genetic and environmental interactions in MS.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients from both genders and all ethnic backgrounds will be allowed with no reservation.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who do not consent to the study will be excluded despite being sequential.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Orhun Kantarci, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Holly Morrison B.S.


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