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Participating in the Craniosynostosis Study

Please contact Marie Wencel via the information provided in the 'Contact Us' section of this site if you or someone you know is interested in participating in this study.

What does Participation Involve?

Sample Collection: A blood sample of the subject (approximately 2 small vials) will be collected, the blood samples of the parents may also be requested. If unavailable, saliva or cheek scraping sample may be requested.

Physical Examination: May be performed for morphological and neurological assessment.

Medical History: You may be asked to submit a release of medical records so that Dr. Kimonis may study the medical history of the subject.

Photographs: Photographs of the subject and the parents may also be taken to better study the morphological characteristics of craniosynostosis.

Downloadable Forms

Consent Forms

Assent Forms (Minors)

Other Forms


Marie Wencel
Clinical Research Coordinator
(949) 824-0521; mwencel@uci..edu

Virginia Kimonis M.D.
Principal Investigator
(949) 824-0571; vkimonis@uci..edu