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Clinical Trial: Lutein and Multiple Sclerosis Experimental Study (LuMES)

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Type of MS: RRMS
Treatment mode of action: To improve eye health and thinking ability
Number of Subjects: 60
Medication: Lutein (20mg/day)
Location: Illinois
Institutions: University of Illinois
Louis Freer Hall
906 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801-3841 Contact Information
Twinkle Mehta
(217) 722-9187
lumesstudy@gmail.com

Funding:

National Institutes of Health

Description

The Body Composition and Nutritional Neuroscience lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is recruiting adults between 18-64 years with Multiple Sclerosis for a study that investigates the importance of nutrition for eye health and thinking ability among persons with Multiple Sclerosis. Participation involves taking a daily nutrient supplement for 4 months and involves two in-person testing sessions. Assessments will include completion of questionnaires, eye scans, computer tests of attention and memory, and a small sample of
blood. Participants will be compensated for their full participation. Compensation may be available for travel.

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