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Vol. LXII, No. 14
July 9, 2010
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Volunteers

The phone numbers for more information about the studies below are 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) unless otherwise noted.

Januvia Study

Volunteers are needed for a study examining the immune function in healthy volunteers given short-term treatment of sitagliptin. Investigators wish to determine if and how sitagliptin alters immune function. If you are 18 years or older and healthy, consider participating in this study. All study-related tests are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 09-DK-0055.

Asthma Study for Adults 18 to 65

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study of the drug DAS 181. The investigational drug is currently being studied as a potential treatment for the flu. The goal of the study is to determine if DAS 181 can safely be given to individuals with well-controlled asthma. The study will last between 6-12 weeks and there are a total of 12 visits required. In order to participate, you must have had well-controlled asthma for at least the past 3 months, not be allergic to milk or milk products and not be taking oral corticosteroids. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 10-I-0085.

Bronchiectasis Study for Adults 18 to 65

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study of the drug DAS 181. The investigational drug is currently being studied as a potential treatment for the flu. The goal of the study is to determine if DAS 181 can safely be given to individuals with bronchiectasis. The study will last between 6-12 weeks and there are a total of 12 visits required. In order to participate, you must have had a chest CT within the last 12 months that establishes a diagnosis, not be allergic to milk or milk products and not be taking corticosteroids. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 10-I-0085.

Loa Loa Study Seeks Patients

Have you ever traveled to or lived in central or western Africa for longer than 1 month? Have you or someone you know experienced worms moving along the white part of the eye? Are you between 18 and 65 years old? You may be eligible to participate in a study at NIH. NIAID is seeking volunteers to participate in a study evaluating the effectiveness of Reslizumab in reducing the side effects of the standard drug therapy used to treat Loa loa. All participants will be required to travel to NIH for an overnight stay. All study-related tests or treatment are provided at no cost. Refer to study 10-I-0101. Se habla espaņol.

Have Staphylococcus Infection?

Individuals diagnosed with community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infection are wanted. NIAID is conducting a study on invasive and recurrent community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections often called staph infections. If you are older than 2 years of age and have had a staph infection, contact us to see if you can participate in this study. Participation involves up to two visits. Parents must give permission for a minor to participate. Studies are conducted at the Clinical Center. There is no cost for study-related tests. Refer to study 09-I-0157.

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