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Current & Recruiting Studies

Enrolling Clinical Research Studies

Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

We are currently recruiting for subjects with Allergic Contact Dermatitis to participate in a research study.  Subjects must meet the following conditions:

  • Have at least 3 month history of allergic contact dermatitis
  • Moderate to severe chronic symptoms (i.e., fissures, scaling, redness, itching, dryness)
  • Dermatitis covering less than 10% of the body (roughly 2 sheets of paper)

If patch testing has been conducted in last 5 years, a re-test will not be required.  If you have never been subject to patch testing, we will provide that for you at no charge.

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

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Alopecia Areata

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

  • Age 18-65
  • Definitive diagnosis of alopecia
  • Current episode of scalp hair loss lasting between 6 months – 10 years
  • At least 50% scalp hair loss

Treatment involves an oral medication taken twice daily and has an opportunity to participate in a long-term extension study.  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

Recruiting for an injectable medication for subjects with moderate to severe eczema.  Qualifications include:

  • Ages 18 – 55
  • Eczema for at least 1 year
  • At least 10% surface coverage (enough to cover 2 sheets of paper)
  • Failed a topical treatment
  • No tetanus vaccine in last 5 years or meningitis vaccine in last 4 years

This study requires 11 visits to our Plainfield office over a 16-week period of time and has the option for an extension study.

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

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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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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

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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Notalgia Paresthetica

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is conducting a research study regarding Notalgia Paresthetica (chronic itch between shoulder blades).  Qualified participants must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 80
  • Have chronic, severe itch for over 6 months
  • Have darkened or raised, rubbery skin in the location of the itch

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

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Psoriasis

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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Scalp Psoriasis

The Indiana Clinical Trials Center is currently recruiting subjects for a Scalp and Body Psoriasis study. Qualifications include:

  • Age 12 or older
  • At least 10% scalp coverage (about the size of a standard post it note)
  • Must have at least some mild – moderate body psoriasis

Study requires 5 visits over 12 weeks at our Plainfield office. Benefits include a free physical examination by a qualified medical professional, access to potential psoriasis treatment, and compensation for time and travel.

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Seborrheic Dermatitis

We are currently recruiting subjects for a seborrheic dermatitis study. Subject must meet the following conditions:

  • Age 9 or older
  • Have had seborrheic dermatitis for at least 3 months

Qualified participants will receive a complimentary medical examination, access to a potential 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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