Clinical Center News
Spring 2019

NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment looking for patient volunteers to join a research study

For more information on trials listed below, or to learn about other available opportunities to participate in research studies, call the NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment 1- 866-444-2214, TTY: 1-866-411-1010. Or email Se habla español.

NIAMS seeks volunteers who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that is well controlled on a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor such as Enbrel®, Humira®, or Remicade®. Doctors need to know if patients with RA in remission while taking TNF inhibitors can remain in remission without the continued use of these drugs. Compensation provided. Refer to Study #13-AR-0056.

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NIH Clinical Center researchers seek 18-55 year olds with kneecap pain (patellofemoral or anterior knee pain) for a 2-visit outpatient research study. We are studying how muscle weakness around the knee may lead to changes in kneecap motion and pain. Compensation provided. Refer to Study # 13-CC-0099.

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Partner with NIAID researchers to investigate how antibiotics affect the trillions of good microbes that live on or in our bodies, also known as our microbiome. If you are 21-39 years old and healthy, call our CC Office of Patient Recruitment. Refer to Study # 16-I-0078.

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The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) invites volunteers of all ages experiencing diarrhea to participate in a research study. Many people suffer from diarrhea every year. In the United States, it leads to about 130,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths a year. Researchers want to test whether a research tool detects pathogens (for example bacteria) that cause diarrhea. The study involves one out-patient visit that may last 2-3 hours and stool sample collection. No compensation will be provided. All study-related tests will be provided at no charge. Parental consent is required for minors. Refer to Study # 18-NR-0040.

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NIAID researchers seek healthy volunteers 18 to 70 years old, to participate in an influenza (flu) vaccine study. Scientists are testing an investigational universal vaccine to determine if it is safe and if there are any side effects. There is no risk of infection since the investigational vaccine product does not contain any virus. Compensation is provided. Refer to Study # 19-I-0032.

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NICHD seeks healthy children 7 to 11 years old with above average weight to join in a research study. Researchers want to learn if breaking up sitting with short periods of activity improves children’s metabolism and attention. 6 outpatient visits on consecutive days of about 3 hours each (Monday through Friday, early evening and Saturday morning). Compensation will be provided. Refer to Study #17-CH-0130.

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Staff member using a sewing machine
Dr. Saul Rosen
a patient's wristband getting scanned upon checking in or out
Michael Bard, a volunteer medical musician, holds his guitar in a patient room
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Health Information Management Department staff posing for a photo
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Teresa Bauch showing children cultures of infectious diseases on Take Your Child to Work Day
Staff at the site of a new facility
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A redesigned common area in the NIH Clinical Center Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge
Nicholas Rodriquez enjoying the Virtual Reality experience
A young boy voting on gingerbread houses
Retired Navy Capt. Pius A. Aiyelawo speaking at the NIH Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 7
Pediatric patients are given candy by departments at the Clinical Center
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Karen Baker, Dr. Colleen Hadigan and Victoria Anderson stand in a hallway.
Dr. Daniel Kastner examining a patient at the NIH Clinical Center
A nurse provides Dr. Anthony Fauci a flu shot
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NIH staff gather at a relay race at the NIH Clinical Center
Dr. Gilman speaks at a podium
Four people listen to a dietician speak about the Nutrition Department while a employee preps food
Prediction and probability maps from prostate cancer researchers
Dr. Francis Collins, Shawn Thomas and Dr. Jim Gilman stand on stage as Thomas holds a plaque
National Symphony Orchestra performance
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Dr. Christopher Pleyer, Dr. Kelly Stone and Dr. Robert Lembo stand in front of a screen that says Distinguished Clinical Teacher Award Winner. Stone holds a plaque
Artwork decorates stairwells
Dr. William Ward speaks at a podium and a screen behind him is a poster that says Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion, 27th Annual Symposium
Four students and a teacher hold an oversized check to benefits patients at the NIH Clinical Center
Senior leaders at NIH cut a ribbon opening two hospice suites at the Clinical Center
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Patient Photography Studio
Dr. Francis Collins, director of the NIH sties in a chair to the left. Barbra Streisand holds a microphone and sits in a chair to the right – speaks to the audience
Dr. James Gilman stands with Alba C. Murphy as they smile and hold a certificate