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Research Participants Needed

close up view of a rash on skin

close up view of a rash on skin

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Doctors at National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek volunteers with eczema to participate in a research study. New research into the causes of atopic dermatitis suggests that differences in the skin bacteria may play a role in the disease. Researchers will collect live bacteria from the skin of healthy volunteers to treat adults and children suffering with atopic dermatitis.

You or your loved one may participate in this study if:

  • You are at least 7 years old
  • Your doctor has made the diagnosis of atopic dermatitis
  • Your rash involves your forearms or elbow area

About the study:

  • Blood test will be required for enrollment
  • 6 visits to the NIH Clinical Center
  • There is no cost for study-related test
  • Financial compensation will be provided

Location: The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is conveniently located on the Metro Red Line (Medical Center stop) in Bethesda, Maryland.

For more information, call:
Office of Patient Recruitment
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Refer to study # 17-I-0033

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

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This page last updated on 03/07/2019

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