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Psoriasis Study

Closed for Recruitment

Study Background

This project will evaluate whether the presence of a protein, called Stim1, in blood immune cells modifies differently the immune response between a person with psoriasis, a person with a chronic inflammatory disease, and a healthy person. Stim1 is a protein which senses calcium changes inside cells and influences cells’ capacity to initiate and maintain inflammation.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for this study if you are:

  • Male or Female aged 18 – 70  
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding

What will you do?

  • Visit the NIEHS Clinical Research Unit in Research Triangle park, NC for a one-hour study visit.
  • Donate blood and urine sample.

Why Participate? 

  • Be part of a research project to help scientists at NIEHS understand the immune response differences between in those with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, or who are healthy.
  • Participants will receive monetary compensation of $50 for providing samples for this research project.

Study Location

Sample collections are conducted at the NIEHS Clinical Research Unit located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Protocol Number: 10-E-0063

Enrollment and Contact Information

Nicole Edwards
Study Coordinator
Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
Tel (919) 316-4976
Nicole P. Edwards

Principal Investigator

Rebecca L. Church, Clinical Research Coordinator
Tel 984-287-4421
rebecca.church@nih.gov
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