Current & Recruiting Dermatology Studies

Enrolling Clinical Research Studies

Welcome! Optima Research is currently recruiting for the below dermatology studies. Please click 'Apply Now' to learn more and submit your information. You may also learn more about our medical dermatology services.

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Congenital Ichthyosis

We are currently researching a potential treatment for Congenital Ichthyosis. If you or someone you know has this condition and meets the following criteria, please contact us:

• Ages 6 and older
• Has received genetic confirmation of either ARCI or RXLI subtypes of CI
• Has not failed retinoid therapy for treatment of CI previously

Participants in this study will receive a topical ointment to use for 24 weeks and will be required to attend at least 3 visits at our Boardman office.

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Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis

Optima Research is recruiting patients with moderate to severe eczema to participate in a clinical trial with an oral treatment. Qualifications include:

  • Age 18-75
  • Diagnosed with eczema for at least 1 year
  • Have 10% body surface coverage (enough to cover 2 sheets of paper)
  • Have failed a topical treatment within the last 6 months

Patients will attend 10 visits over 24 weeks at our Boardman location and will be paid $116.50 per visit for a total of $1,165 for the completed study.

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

If you have been diagnosed with Hidradenitis Suppurativa, you may qualify for a clinical trial. Qualifications include:

• Age 18-75
• Have had HS for at least 6 months
• Have failed an oral antibiotic
• Have at least 5 active lesions

This study has 17 visits over 60 weeks and involves an injectable medication with once-a-week dosing. Patients are paid $75/visit for a total of $1275/completed study.

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Moderate-Severe Psoriasis

We are currently researching a potential treatment for Psoriasis. Qualifications for this study include:

  • Ages 18+
  • Have had psoriasis for at least 6 months
  • BSA >10%” to “Psoriasis covering at least 10% of your body (1% = 1 full handprint)

You will be required to attend 24 visits over a 3-year period to our Boardman location.

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