The ROCKET study is a clinical research study that will help determine if an investigational medicine, called OV101 or gaboxadol, is safe and effective in treating behavioral characteristics commonly present in people with Fragile X syndrome (FXS). The study will test three different doses of OV101.
Participation in the ROCKET study will last approximately 21 weeks and include six visits to the study medical center and four phone appointments. The study center visits will last the majority of the day.
At the clinic appointments, you will meet with your study team, which will include a study physician, nurse, and other healthcare professionals. They will explain the study, answer your questions, and monitor your care.
The phone appointments will take place between visits to the study medical center. During these calls, a study team member will ask about any changes in your son’s health and behavior. You may also discuss any side effects or new symptoms your son may be experiencing and any new medicines or vitamins he may be taking.
Age: 13 to 22
Disorder: Confirmed diagnosis of Fragile X syndrome
He also needs to be able to swallow a capsule, or its contents when mixed with soft food; and must have a parent or caregiver who can provide consent, attend scheduled visits, and participate in study assessments and scheduled phone meetings.
- Phoenix, Arizona
- Sacramento, California
- Aurora, Colorado
- Chicago, Illinois
- Baltimore, Maryland
- Cincinnati, Ohio
- Media, Pennsylvania
- Nashville, Tennessee
Our Most Recent Opportunities
The Research in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for parents of male or female children 6 to 17 years old with Fragile X syndrome for an online survey.
RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are conducting an early intervention study to learn about the best ways to support early development in infants identified with the full mutation of Fragile X. Babies 0–9 months old with the full mutation, and their caregivers, may be eligible to participate.
Doctors at Rush University are researching cognition, balance, and walking patterns in people who carry a premutation in the Fragile X (FMR1) gene.
The University of South Carolina is conducting a research study focusing on the range of language, social, and cognitive features that may be associated with variations on the FMR1 gene. Women age 35-75 who are carriers of the Fragile X premutation may be eligible to participate.