The phone numbers for more information about the studies below are 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) unless otherwise noted.
Study of ‘SmartPill’
If you have been diagnosed with acid reflux, peptic ulcer or gastric hypersecretion disease, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will measure stomach acid secretions using the SmartPill to compare to other measurement methods. All participants will come to the Clinical Center as outpatients. The study will last approximately 4 days. All study-related tests and medications will be provided at no cost. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and have been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer or gastric hypersecretion disease. Refer to study 08-DK-0138. Se habla español.
Pediatric Cancer Survivors Study
This is for children and adults ages 2-24. You may be eligible to participate in a study that will evaluate, screen and provide long-term follow up for any prevalence of childhood cancer-related treatment side effects for cancer survivors. This study will be on an outpatient basis and may require other tests such as MRI and blood draws. If you have had a childhood cancer, you may be eligible to participate. Refer to study 07-CH-0192.
Severe Asthma Study for Adults 18 to 75
You may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study with the medication Actos. The goal is to determine if Actos is effective for treating severe asthma. The study will last 48 weeks and there are a total of 15 visits required. In order to participate, you must have a diagnosis of severe asthma for at least 1 year, have not smoked cigarettes within the past year and not have a history of emphysema or sarcoidosis. Travel assistance may be provided consistent with NIH guidelines. Refer to study 09-H-0244.
Were you born in Africa? Healthy African volunteers 18-65 are needed for study of diabetes and heart disease risk. Compensation is available. Refer to study 99-DK-0002.
Healthy African American and Caucasian women 18-65 are needed for a study of the effect of the American diet on heart disease risk. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 07-DK-0163.
Women’s Health Studies Seek Healthy Volunteers
Healthy women ages 18-65 are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to protocols 81-M-0126, 88-M-0131 and 03-M-0138.
Premenstrual Syndrome Research Studies
Women ages 18-50 who struggle with irritability, anxiety or sadness prior to menstruation are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. There is no cost for participation. Compensation may be provided. Phone (301) 496-9576 and refer to study 81-M-0126.