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Current & Recruiting Studies

Enrolling Clinical Research Studies

Dermatology

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Hives, also known as urticaria, can make you feel itchy and uncomfortable.  They are usually red, raised bumps or welts on your skin that may come and go unexpectedly.  If you have suffered from this condition for at least 6 months, you may qualify for a clinical research study!  To qualify, you’d need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have documentation of hives within 3 months of participation
  • Willing to complete a daily diary twice a day throughout the entire study
  • No other major medical conditions
  • Some other criteria may apply

If you are interested in volunteering for this important research study, please complete the online form and our staff will reach out to you soon!

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Congenital Ichthyosis

We are currently researching a potential treatment for Congenital Ichthyosis.  If you or someone you know has this condition and meets the following criteria, please contact us:

  • Ages 6 and older
  • Has received genetic confirmation of either ARCI or RXLI subtypes of CI
    • OR is willing to get confirmation as part of the study (at no cost)
  • Has not failed retinoid therapy for treatment of CI previously

Participants in this study will receive a topical ointment to use for 24 weeks and will be required to attend at least 3 visits at our Plainfield office.

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Eczema

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical research study for Eczema.  Qualifications include:

  • Ages 2 and older
  • Have been diagnosed with eczema

Qualified participants will receive a complimentary medical examination, access to a potential treatment, and compensation for time and travel.

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Eczema – Moderate to Severe

ICTC is looking for subjects with moderate to severe eczema to participate in a research study.  Qualifications include:

  • Age 18 – 75
  • Have AD for at least 1 year
  • Tried a topical treatment in the last 6 months

Participants may receive a physical exam by a qualified medical provider, access to an investigational treatment, and reimbursement for time and travel of $65/visit over a 28-week period.

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Eczema – Mild to Moderate

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is recruiting subjects for a research study on eczema.  Qualified participants meet the following conditions:

  • Age 2 and older
  • Eczema covering at least 5% body surface area (1% = 1 handprint)

Qualified participants will receive a complimentary medical examination, access to a potential treatment, and compensation for time and travel.

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Moderate Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

ICTC is looking for subjects with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) to participate in a research study.  Qualifications include:  

Age 18 or older

Have at least 5 HS lesions

Tried an oral antibiotic 

Participants may receive a physical exam by a qualified medical provider, access to an investigational treatment, and reimbursement for time and travel of $65/visit over a 45-week period.  

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Moderate-Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical research study for Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Qualifications include:

  • Ages 18 or older
  • Have at least 6 HS lesions
  • Tried an oral antibiotic

Participants may receive a complimentary medical exam, access to a once-daily oral investigational treatment, and compensation of $75/visit for time and travel.  This study is approximately 16 weeks long and involves 7 visits to our Plainfield office.

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Prurigo Nodularis

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical research study for Prurigo Nodularis.  Qualifications include:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 & 75 years old
  • History of Prurigo Nodularis for at least 3 months
  • At least 20 active lesions
  • Moderate to severe itch
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Psoriasis – Nail and/or Scalp

If your physician has prescribed Taltz for you and you have nail or scalp involvement, you may qualify for an observational trial.  Requirements include:

  • 18+ years old
  • Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
  • Have not previously used but are being prescribed Taltz

There are 5 visits to our Plainfield office over a one year period.  Subjects are paid $50/visit to participate for a total of $250.  Note:  This study does not provide medication.  It is only observational.

 

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Psoriasis – Non-white Patients

We are currently researching a medication for moderate to severe Psoriasis in non-white participants.  Qualifications for this study include:

  • Ages 18+
  • Self-identify as non-white/non-caucasian
  • Have psoriasis covering at least 10% of the body surface (approx 2 sheets of paper) OR have scalp psoriasis covering at least 30% of the scalp with at least one plaque elsewhere

Participants may receive a complimentary medical examination, FDA-approved psoriasis treatment, and compensation of $100/visit for time and travel.  There are 20 visits over 11 weeks at our Plainfield site and transportation is available at no cost.

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Psoriasis – Tremfya Users Only

We are inviting adult subjects who are taking a biologic medication for psoriasis to enroll in a registry to monitor psoriasis symptoms and any medication side effects.  Qualifications include:

Age 18 or older

Receiving or starting Tremfya, Cosentyx, Taltz, or Siliq

The registry is for 17 visits over an 8-year period.  Subjects will be compensated $50/visit, no medication will be provided.

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Rosacea

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is currently recruiting patients for a rosacea study.  Qualifications include:

  • Papulopustular rosacea on the face
  • Between 15 and 60 lesions
  • No more than 2 cysts

This study involves 7 visits over 16 weeks to our Plainfield office and subjects will receive a travel reimbursement of $50/visit.

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Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical research study for HS (hidradenitis suppurativa).  Qualifications include:

  • Age 18 and older
  • Diagnosed with HS for at least 1 year
  • 5 active lesions
  • History of failed antibiotics
  • No previous use of Humira

Benefits include a free physical examination by a qualified medical professional, access to potential eczema treatment, and compensation for time and travel.

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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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