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

Alopecia Areata

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

  • Age 18-65
  • Had alopecia for at least 3 months
  • At least 50% hair loss

There will be 15 visits at our Plainfield office over a 52-week period.  Participants will receive $100/visit to cover their time and travel for a total of $1,500 for the completed study.

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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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Eczema with Chronic Itch

We are looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical research study for pruritis (chronic itch).  Qualifications include:

  • Ages 18-80
  • Have eczema
  • Have chronic itch for at least 6 weeks

Participants may receive a physical exam by a qualified medical provider, access to an investigational treatment, and reimbursement for time and travel of $80/visit for 16 visits over a 64-week period.

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Hand Eczema

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

  • Ages 18 or older
  • Have had eczema on hands for at least 6 months
  • Have previously tried a prescription topical treatment

This study requires 10 visits over a 36-week period and includes a topical treatment used twice a day.  Subjects will receive $75/visit for a total of $750 plus compensation for diary completion.

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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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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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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 – Moderate to Severe

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is recruiting for a Psoriasis trial studying an oral medication. Qualifications include:

  • Age 18+
  • Psoriasis for at least 6 months
  • At least 10% body surface coverage

There will be 15 visits at our Plainfield office over a 36-week period.  Participants will receive $75/visit to cover their time and travel for a total of $1,125 for the completed study.

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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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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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