Poison ivy remedy study
Do you have a rash from poison ivy? The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Division of Dermatology, is seeking individuals to participate in a research study comparing two commonly used prescription remedies for this condition. Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 60 years and be in excellent health. If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Peg Farnham at (601) 815-8000. Robert T. Brodell, M.D., is the Principal Investigator.
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 03-18-2014)
Supplement Study in Elderly
The Division of Clinical Immunology under the direction of Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., M.D., PhD is recruiting volunteers to investigate the immune-boosting potential of Immulina in elderly individuals. If you are an adult 60 years or older with no known diseases or you have a clinically controlled disease you may be qualified for this research study. You will donate blood and saliva and will answer questionnaires. Financial compensation will be provided. For more information, please call our office at (601) 815-5374.
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 11-26-2013)
Truvada (Emtricitabine-Tenofovir) for pre-exposure prophylaxis in HIV study
Kayla R. Stover, PharmD, Harold Henderson, MD, and Leslie Kruse, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, are conducting a survey-based research project to gather information on patient and provider opinions of the new FDA-approved indication for emtricitabine-tenofovir for pre-exposure prophylaxis. All providers will receive the survey via email. Providers completing the survey will be entered into a drawing for 1 of 5 gift cards in the amount of $10. This survey has been reviewed by the University of Mississippi Medical Center Institutional Review Board. The survey is voluntary. Information gained from the survey will not be linked to you once completed. Your completion of the survey will serve as your consent for the information to be used in research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 01-27-2014)
Lipid Intermediates study
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Role of Lipid Intermediates in the Limited Human Adipose Tissue Expandability Associated With Insulin Resistance
If you are:
-Healthy woman between 21- 40.
-Have NO family history of diabetes.
-Taking NO medications (except for birth control pills or thyroid hormone).
You may be eligible for a research study supported by the National Institutes of Health on understanding what causes diabetes.
There is no cost for study visits or tests done as part of the study.
Compensation is available.
To get more information, or to find out if you are eligible for the study, please call:
Angela Subauste, MD at 601-984-5525 OR email asubauste @umc.edu
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 06-25-2013)
Marathon Participants study
Are you training for the New Orleans Marathon in February? The Division of Clinical Immunology under the direction of Dr. Krissy Rehm is recruiting volunteers to find out how the immune system is affected by the physical and psychological stress associated with marathon training. If you are training for the New Orleans Marathon (or any late February/early March marathon) you may be qualified for this research study. You must be 18-64 years old and should not have any significant diseases such as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes. Participants will be seen six times by our staff where they will donate blood and saliva, and fill out short questionnaires. The study begins on November 29, 2012 for New Orleans Marathon participants. Compensation is available. If you are interested and would like more information, please call Dr. Rehm's study team at (601) 815-5374.
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 10-08-2013)
Blood pressure study
The Clinical Research Program is seeking individuals 50 years of age and older who have high blood pressure and heart disease, or have other risk factors for heart disease e.g. high cholesterol or chronic kidney disease, to participate in a six year research study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study is looking to see if lowering the systolic (top number) blood pressure below 120 compared to less than 140 will reduce future heart events, prevent further loss of kidney function and prevent memory loss and dementia. Participants will receive blood pressure checks, blood pressure medications, blood draws, and physical exams at no cost. Compensation is available. For more information, please call the Clinical Research Program at 601-815-3365, or email email@example.com. Marion R. Wofford, MD, MPH is the Principal Investigator.
(Approved by UMMC IRB through 06-26-2013)