What is the study about?
This study is investigating the effects of oxytocin, a natural hormone in the body, on behavioural symptoms in people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), compared to placebo.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario)
Toronto Western Hospital (399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario)
Eligibility- Who can participate?
- Be 30 to 80 years of age
- Have a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) or known FTD-causing genetic mutations
- Have current symptoms of social apathy/indifference
- Have a study partner
5 visits over 6 months.
TDRA Study Investigators
Sunnybrook: Dr. Mario Masellis
Toronto Western Hospital: Dr. Carmela Tartaglia
Sunnybrook Health Sciences CentreUniversity Health Network (UHN)-Toronto Western Hospital