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Healthy Volunteers Needed for Bone Marrow Samples

Healthy volunteers are needed for a research study collecting bone marrow samples. Samples will be used for clinical research in the Hematology Branch and are indispensable for many research projects, including studies of normal and abnormal blood cells in the human body, blood diseases, the role of the immune system in marrow failure, and the genetic risk factors for aplastic anemia. Contact the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-800-877-8339) or Online Refer to study 07-H-0113.

People with Crohn’s Disease Sought

NIAID is seeking people with Crohn’s disease. Researchers are investigating whether Vorinostat is safe for people with Crohn’s. Participants will receive maintenance therapy with Stelara after successful treatment with Vorinostat. Study-related tests, medication and procedures are provided at no cost. Call the Office of Patient Recruitment, 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Online Refer to NIH study 17-I-0101.

Sickle Cell Study Needs Participants

NHLBI invites people ages 18 and older with sickle cell anemia including HbSS, HbS-ß0 thalassemia to participate in a study evaluating the best non-invasive predictor of renal function. Results of this research may help ensure the most accurate assessment of kidney function. Compensation provided. For more information about study 19-H-0100, call 1-866-444-2214 (1-800-877-8339 TTY/ASCII) or visit

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