An International Cross-sectional Survey to Evaluate the Burden of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) on Patients and Their Families.

Study Purpose

The FOP burden of illness (BoI) survey aims to assess the impact of the burden of FOP on patients and their families. The study is being conducted online and available for residents in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, the US, and the UK.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Study Type

An interventional clinical study is where participants are assigned to receive one or more interventions (or no intervention) so that researchers can evaluate the effects of the interventions on biomedical or health-related outcomes.

An observational clinical study is where participants identified as belonging to study groups are assessed for biomedical or health outcomes.

Searching Both is inclusive of interventional and observational studies.

Eligible Ages N/A and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Individuals meeting one of the two categories below (A or B) are eligible to participate: A. Any individual with FOP, of any age; B. Any individual who is a family member of a person with FOP (i.e. either a parent / legal guardian or a sibling) and who is aged 18 years and older. 2. All adult participants and parents / legal guardians of minors should provide informed consent before starting filling out the survey.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Any individuals who are unable to complete the online survey independently or to get assistance to physically enter the answers

Trial Details

Trial ID:

This trial id was obtained from, a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, providing information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants with locations in all 50 States and in 196 countries.


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Lead Sponsor

The sponsor is the organization or person who oversees the clinical study and is responsible for analyzing the study data.

Principal Investigator

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Ipsen Medical Director
Principal Investigator Affiliation Ipsen
Agency Class

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Overall Status Recruiting
Countries United States

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
Arms & Interventions


: People living with FOP

: Parent or legal guardian primary caregivers

: Parent or legal guardian

: Siblings


Contact a Trial Team

If you are interested in learning more about this trial, find the trial site nearest to your location and contact the site coordinator via email or phone. We also strongly recommend that you consult with your healthcare provider about the trials that may interest you and refer to our terms of service below.

Ipsen Central Contact, Cambridge, Massachusetts




Ipsen Central Contact

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142