Clinical trials are necessary for the development and improvement of all medical treatments offered to the public. Volunteering in clinical trials is a good way to play a role in the development of treatments that will someday improve or even save lives. Keep reading to learn about opportunities to get involved in clinical trials in Florida.
We are looking for qualified volunteers for our kidney clinical study. This clinical trial is intended to determine how an investigational drug is absorbed and removed from the body in volunteers with kidney impairment on hemodialysis. Information regarding safety and side effects that may occur will also be collected. This study is for research purposes only and subsequently is not intended to treat your kidney disease.
To qualify, individuals must be 18 to 80 years old and been diagnosed with liver disease or liver damage. All qualified participants will receive study medication, study-related physical exams and laboratory tests. Additionally, study participants will receive up to $2,700 for time and travel. With this purpose in mind, apply for the study here.
Be a participant in our liver clinical trial. The purpose of this research study is to determine whether the study drug is safe and well-tolerated when taken by adults with normal and impaired liver function. This study is for research purposes only and is not intended to treat your liver disease.
This liver study may last up to 6 weeks in total duration. This includes up to a 4-week screening period, and 10 consecutive days and 9 nights in our research facility. Qualified participants will receive study medication, study-related physical exams, and laboratory tests. Additionally, participants will receive up to $2,650 in compensation for time and travel. Review all qualifications and details for this study here.
This study, conducted by the University of Miami, aims to determine the effectiveness of a low-fat, high fiber diet on gastrointestinal symptoms, inflammation in blood and stool, and quality of life. Participants with Crohn’s Disease, along with one family member that lives with them, will receive catered meals for eight weeks for each meal.
To be eligible for inclusion in this study, participants must be between the ages of 18-70 (male or female) and diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. Antibiotics and probiotics can also not be used within two weeks prior or during the study period.
This study, conducted by Kendall Healthcare Group, compares sphenopalatine ganglion blocks (SPG) to standard intravenous therapy for emergency department headache patients. The aim is to determine whether there may be a more effective headache treatment for ED patients than the current #1 treatment, which requires an IV line.
Adult patients who come to the ED for a headache are eligible to participate. Some patients will be assigned to the standard IV therapy group. However, others will be assigned to the SPG block group and undergo a procedure in which a cotton-tipped applicator is placed in the nostril.
This study, conducted by Supplement Formulators, Inc., assesses the effect of a Marine Lipid Oil Concentrate formulation on subjects who are overweight but otherwise healthy. Each participant will take a specific dose of the study product once daily for 60 days. They will also be analyzed with questionnaires and holistic assessments.
Males and females between the ages of 35-75 with a BMI of 23-34.9 are eligible to participate.
This study, conducted by the University of Miami, aims to determine whether a high-speed yoga program can positively impact the participant’s mobility and decision-making skills.
Participants will be randomly assigned to either a high-speed yoga group or an inactive control group. Balance, cognition and functional movement will be assessed before and after the 16-week training period. This session will be led by a certified yoga instructor.
Men and women between the ages of 50-85 who have a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease are eligible to participate.
This study, conducted by the University of Florida, compares the effects of regular aerobic exercise in older men vs. post-menopausal women. After an 8-week period of their normal lifestyle, participants will undergo 8 weeks of exercise.
Older adults between the ages of 60-79 who are able to give consent are eligible to participate. In addition, only post-menopausal women are eligible for consideration.
This study, conducted by the University of Florida, evaluates the effectiveness of intramuscular diaphragm stimulation (pacing) on the respiratory function of adults with cervical spinal cord injuries (C-SCIs). If effective, it may be able to replace the need for long-term ventilator support. Adults ages 18-75 with C-SCIs who are scheduled to undergo implantation of a diaphragm pacer are eligible to participate.