Genetic mapping of obesity in adults and children

Am I eligible for this study?

To find out, please answer yes or no to the following questions.


Are you 18 years of age or older, or submitting on behalf of your child, 2-17 years of age?


Are you or your child obese?



The purpose of the study is to collect a DNA sample from blood or a check swab (buccal swab) from participants age 2 and older to identify individuals with rare genetic disorders of obesity. Individual participation in the study will be a minimum of 2 clinic visits. Additional data and information may be collected from participants for up to 15 months with selected participants followed for up to 60 months after enrollment. Qualified participants may be compensated for study-related time and travel.

2 years of age and older
Male & Female

Why take part?

Participants will receive study-related doctor’s care, study medication at no cost. Compensation for study-related time and travel may be available.Millions of people lack the treatment they need to manage their conditions. As one of the largest and most recognized clinical study organisations in the world, Synexus provides a friendly relaxed environment where you have the opportunity to help others and maybe also yourself.

Who is Synexus?

Synexus is a company dedicated to conducting clinical studies, and has been investigating the effectiveness of new study drugs and treatments for more than 20 years. We provide a friendly, relaxed environment in our own clinics where you have the chance to help shape the future of health for yourself and for others.We are sure you probably have more questions about the study, and we would be happy to take the time to give you more details.

All Synexus studies are approved by an independent ethics committee.

Recruiting at the following locations

Central Arizona Medical Associates Quick view
Synexus - Akron Quick view
Simon Williamson Quick view
Synexus - Cincinnati Quick view
Synexus - Columbus Quick view
Primary Care Associates Quick view
Synexus - Dallas Quick view
Synexus - Plano Quick view
Synexus - St. Petersburg Quick view
Centennial Health, PC - Central Quick view
Synexus - Chicago Quick view
Synexus - Chandler Quick view
Synexus - San Antonio Quick view

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