Indiana University Study Announcement

Dr. Kimberly Quaid of the Department of Medical and

Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of

Medicine has received funding from the National Institutes

of Health to conduct a study of adolescents and young

adults ages 14-25 who are at risk for Huntington Disease

and who are thinking about whether or not to be tested for

the presence or absence of the genetic mutation that causes

Huntington disease, have decided not to be tested, have

decided to be tested when turning 18, or have already been

tested. Participants will be interviewed in an interview

lasting between one and one and a half hours.

Demographic information will be collected and a short

mood questionnaire will also be administered. Those

completing the interview will receive a $20 gift card.

Participants will be asked to be interviewed a second time

approximately one year later. Anyone between the ages of

14-25 who is interested in this study may contact Dr. Quaid

at 317-278-4039 or by email at or

Melissa Wesson at 317-278-9545 or