Clinical Center News
Spring 2018

Volunteers needed to help NIH advance the science around kidney cancer, metabolic syndrome and respiratory syncytial virus

NIAID researchers are seeking healthy volunteers, 18-50, to participate in a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) challenge study at the NIH Clinical Center. RSV is the most common cause of respiratory and lung infection in infants and older adults. Researchers will use what they learn to test new antivirals and vaccines in the future. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 18-I-0039.

Graphic punching a virus

NIDDK researchers are seeking overweight/obese men, 18 – 50 years old, to participate in a study looking at a potential link between consumption of processed foods and the development of metabolic syndrome. Participants will be required to remain in the hospital for 1 month on 2 separate occasions and eat only the meals provided by the NIH during that time. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 17-DK-0107.

Measuring tape around stomach

NHLBI researchers seek individuals with kidney cancer for a new treatment study using gene therapy. Gene therapy is a process of modifying a person's immune system to create tumor fighting cells to recognize and kill their cancer. Only renal cell carcinoma patients that test positive for HLA-A 11:01 will be eligible to participate. Study-related procedures, tests, and medications are provided at no cost. Refer to study 18-H-0012.

Patient and doctor

NHLBI researchers are testing two low doses of danazol on individuals with short telomere disease and bone marrow disease, lung or liver disease. Refer to study 18-H-0004.

Man with daughter on his shoulders

For more information, call the Office of Patient Recruitment 1-866-444-2214 (TTY- 1-866-411-1010). Hablamos español.