CIGNA members: Please note that you may receive a letter in the mail stating that The Dermatology Center of Indiana is no longer in your network. This communication from CIGNA is incorrect and we would like to reassure you that we are still in network with CIGNA. We look forward to continuing to service you and your family for all your dermatology needs.

Current & Recruiting Studies

Enrolling Clinical Research Studies

Dermatology

Acne – Moderate to Severe

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is recruiting volunteers for a research study on moderate to severe acne.  To qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 9 years of age
  • Have at least 20 whiteheads or 20 blackheads and 20 pimples on your face
  • Be willing to travel to our Plainfield location 6 times over a 3-month period

If you meet this criteria and are interested in participating, please Apply Now.  Volunteers will be paid a stipend for their time and travel.

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Alopecia Areata

If you have been diagnosed with Alopecia Areata, you may qualify for a hair loss study.  Qualifications include:

  • Ages 18-70
  • Diagnosis of Alopecia Areata for at least 1 year
  • 30-80% Hair Loss (patchy, not thinning)

Patients will be required to attend 7 visits at our Plainfield office over a 13-week period and will be paid $100/visit for time and travel.

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Chronic Inducible Urticaria (Hives)

If you suffer from hives, you may qualify for a clinical trial studying an investigational treatment.  Patients must be 18 or older and have one of the following conditions:

  • Cold Urticaria
  • Cholinergic (exercise induced) Urticaria
  • Dermatographism (raised welts when scratched)

This study provides an oral medication taken twice a day for up to three years.  Compensation for time and travel available.

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

If you have been diagnosed with Hidradenitis Suppurativa, you may qualify for a clinical trial. Qualifications include:

  • Age 18-75
  • Have had HS for at least 6 months
  • Have failed an oral antibiotic
  • Have at least 5 active lesions

This study has 17 visits over 60 weeks and involves an injectable medication with once-a-week dosing.  Patients are paid $75/visit for a total of $1275/completed study.

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Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) – Moderate to Severe

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is recruiting volunteers for a research study on moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).  To qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have at least 8 HS lesions
  • Have previously tried an oral antibiotic that did not work for your condition

If you meet these criteria and are interested in participating, please apply now. Volunteers will be paid a stipend for their time and travel.

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Moderate-Severe Psoriasis

We are currently researching a potential treatment for Psoriasis. Qualifications for this study include:

  • Ages 18+
  • Have had psoriasis for at least 6 months
  • Psoriasis covering at least 10% of your body (1% = 1 full handprint)

You will be required to attend 24 visits over a 3-year period to our Plainfield location.

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Motion Sickness

If you suffer from Motion Sickness, you may benefit from participating in this clinical trial.  Qualifications include:

  • Ages 18-75
  • Symptoms of motion sickness
  • BMI of 18-40

There are just 5 visits to our Plainfield office over a 12-month period.  Study provides stipends up to $1,000 for completion.

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Prurigo Nodularis

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is recruiting volunteers for a research study on prurigo nodularis. To qualify, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have at least 20 PN lesions
  • Previously tried a topical treatment that did not work

If you meet these criteria and are interested in participating, please Apply Now. There will be 10 visits at our Plainfield office over a 32-week timeframe.  Volunteers will be paid a stipend for their time and travel.

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Psoriasis – Scalp and/or Genitals

We are currently researching a potential treatment for Psoriasis on the scalp and/or genitals. Qualifications for this study include:

  • Ages 18 and older
  • Had psoriasis for at least 6 months
  • Have genital psoriasis

This study requires 7 visits to our Plainfield office over a 52-week period and will be provided $75/visit to cover their time and travel expenses.

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Warts

If you have a child who is struggling with warts, they may qualify for a study researching an investigational treatment.  Requirements include:

  • Ages 12-17
  • Between 1-8 warts (excluding palms and soles)
  • Have had them for at least 4 weeks but less than 2 years

This study requires 12 visits to our Plainfield office and 3 phone calls over a 20-week timeframe.  Patients are compensated for their time – $50/visit, $25/phone call – for a total of up to $975 for the completed study.

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Future Studies

Upcoming Studies for Men and Women

If you would like to submit your information to be contacted for future study opportunities, call or click to apply here.

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