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VRC Needs Healthy Volunteers

Vaccine Research Center researchers seek healthy volunteers, 18-50 years old, for a study evaluating an investigational vaccine that targets HIV. Compensation is provided. There is no risk of infection. To learn how to participate, call 1-866-833-5433, email or visit

People with Crohn’s Disease Sought

NIAID is seeking individuals who have Crohn’s disease where current or previous treatments have not worked to control symptoms. Researchers are testing an investigational medication that may control the inflammation and symptoms of Crohn’s disease. Study-related tests, medication and procedures are provided at no cost. Compensation may be provided for certain research-related procedures. Contact the Office of Patient Recruitment, 1-866-444-2214, (TTY for the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-866-411-1010). Read more at Refer to study 17-I-0101.

Patients with Liver Disease Needed

NIDDK researchers seek volunteers to participate in a research study. For 30 weeks, participants will receive a medication called semaglutide (typically used for type 2 diabetes), aiming to improve their liver disease and help them lose weight. The study hopes to understand liver damage and its treatment in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Compensation is provided. For more information, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) or email Read more at Refer to study 19-DK-0072.

Suffered a Recent Head Injury?

NINR seeks research participants who have experienced a mild to moderate head injury in the last 30 days. The aim of the research is to explore why some people with a head injury go on to develop other conditions such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or post-concussion disorder. Compensation is provided. Contact the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at 1-866-444-2214 (TTY for the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-866-411-1010) or Read more at Refer to study 14-NR-0032.

Patients with OI Needed for Study

NICHD researchers seek individuals with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) for study participation. Now enrolling children up to age 12 and people with OI of any age who were previously seen at NIH. For more information, call the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment, 1-866-444-2214 (TTY for the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-866-411-1010). Read more at Refer to study 18-CH-0120.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

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