• Acne

    The main signs of Acne vulgaris are areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea), blackheads and whiteheads (comedones), and inflammatory lesions or pimples, such as pinheads (papules), nodules (large papules) and pustules, as well as cysts, and possible scarring.

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of topical study medication compared to placebo in treating inflammatory acne lesions in subjects with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.

    Duration:  4 months.

    Number of visits:  5 office visits.

    Compensation:  $375 to $400 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Must be between 9 or older and have moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    Osteoarthritis of the Knee – Arthritis means “joint inflammation.” It causes pain and swelling in the body’s joints, such as the knees. There are many types of arthritis; osteoarthritis is more likely to develop as people get older.

    The purpose of this study – Please call for details.

    Duration:  24 weeks, 52 weeks or 56 weeks depending on the study.

    Number of visits:  6, 9 or 11 office visits depending on the study.

    Compensation:  $350, $875 or $885 depending on the study.

    Qualified participants: Must be 40 to 95 years old and have moderate to severe Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.

  • Nocturia

    Nocturia  is defined by the International Continence Society (ICS) as “the complaint that the individual has to wake at night one or more times for voiding (i.e. to urinate).”

    The purpose of this study is to test an investigational medicine to see if it helps with nocturia.

    Duration:  12 weeks.

    Number of visits:  8 office visits.

    Compensation:  $675 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Men or women 18 years or older with at least a 6 month history of 2 of more night time urinations.

  • Plaque Psoriasis

    Plaque Psoriasis is the most common form of the disease and appears as raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale.  These patches or plaques most often appear on the scalp, knees, elbows and lower back.  They are often itchy and painful, and they can crack and bleed.

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of the study medication for the treatment plaque psoriasis.

    Duration:  4 weeks.

    Number of visits:  3 office visits.

    Compensation:  $195 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Must be 18 to 80 years of age and have severe itching due to plaque psoriasis.

  • Low Testosterone

    What is Testosterone?

    Testosterone is the male sex hormone that is made in the testicles. Testosterone hormone levels are important to normal male sexual development and functions.

    During puberty (in the teen years), testosterone helps boys develop male features like body and facial hair, deeper voice, and muscle strength. Men need testosterone to make sperm.

    Testosterone levels generally decrease with age, so older men tend to have low blood testosterone levels.

    Purpose of the study:  is to compare the effect of the study medication and placebo on the incidence of major adverse medical event (mace) in middle-age and older men with Low-T who are at risk for cardiovascular disease.

    Duration:  5 years

    Number of visits:  18 office visits and 10 phone calls.

    Compensation:  $1305.00 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Men 45 to 80 years of age with low testosterone who have or at risk for having cardiovascular (CV) disease.

  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip

    Osteoarthritis of the Hip– Arthritis means “joint inflammation.” It causes pain and swelling in the body’s joints, such as the knees or hips.  There are many types of arthritis; osteoarthritis is more likely to develop as people get older.

    The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of the study medication on pain following an intra-articular (IA) injection in patients with hip osteoarthritis (OA).

    Duration:  36 months.

    Number of visits:  13 office visits.

    Compensation:  750 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Must be 40 to 80 years of age and have a diagnoses of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip.

  • OAB in men with Benign Prostatic Hyperpasia (BPH)

    OAB in men with Benign Prostatic Hyperpasia (BPH) – OAB is a condition characterized by the sudden urge to urinate, with or without accidental urinary leakage, and usually with increased frequency. OAB associated with BPH in male patients has not been extensively studied.  Often in these patients, OAB symptoms remain inadequately addressed despite treatment for their BPH.

    The purpose of this study is to find out if the study drug is effective, safe, and tolerated in men with OAB symptoms while taking medication for BPH.

    Duration:  24 weeks.

    Number of visits:  11 office visits.

    Compensation:  $980 for completing the study.

    Qualified participants: Males 45 years and older who have OAB symptoms and are being treated for BPH.