Closed for Recruitment
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.
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.
- 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.
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
Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
Tel (919) 316-4976
Nicole P. Edwards
- Rebecca L. Church, Clinical Research Coordinator
- Tel 984-287-4421