Management of Myelomeningocele (MOMS2)

Principal Investigator:

Elizabeth A. Thom , Ph.D., The Biostatistics Center, The George Washington University

Co-Investigator (Neuroimaging):

Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Funding Agency:

National Institutes of Health /National Institute of Child Health and Development

Description of Project:

This study is a longitudinal follow-up of children enrolled in the Management of Myelomeningocele study (MOMS2).

The major goals of this project are to acquire and quantitatively analyze MRI datasets collected as part of the MOMS2 follow-up study of children with spina bifida, who either had prenatal repair or postnatal repair of the myelomeningocele lesion.

Research Sites:

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of California San Francisco, Vanderbilt University, George Washington University, University of Houston, and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Timeline:

2011-2016