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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.

New clinical trial opportunities will be added regularly to this page. Please check back and sign up for newsletter to receive updates on our latest clinical research studies.

Adolescent Eczema

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

• Ages 12-17
• Eczema covering at least 10% of body surface area
• Severe itch
• Failed topical treatment within last 6 months

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Adult Eczema

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

• Ages 18 & Older
• Eczema covering at least 10% of body surface area
• Severe itch
• Failed topical treatment within last 6 months

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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 OR is willing to get confirmation as part of the study (at no cost)
• 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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Mild – Moderate Eczema

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

• Ages 2 & Older
• Had Eczema for at least 6 Months
• 3% of body surface coverage (about 3 handprints)

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Psoriasis – Non-white Patients

We are currently researching a medication for moderate to severe Psoriasis in non-white participants.  Qualifications for this study include:

  • Ages 18+
  • Self-identify as non-white/non-caucasian
  • Have psoriasis covering at least 10% of the body surface (approx 2 sheets of paper) OR have scalp psoriasis covering at least 30% of the scalp with at least one plaque elsewhere

Participants may receive a complimentary medical examination, FDA-approved psoriasis treatment, and compensation of $100/visit for time and travel.  There are 20 visits over 112 weeks at our Boardman site and transportation is available at no cost.

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