The Acquisition of Blood and Skin Samples From Normal Volunteers to Support Research Activities on Dermatologic Diseases

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified February 2014 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001505
First received: November 3, 1999
Last updated: March 14, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
  Purpose

Background:

-This protocol is concerned with the acquisition of blood, skin, or mucosal samples from healthy volunteers or patients with selected skin diseases to support the basic science and clinical research activities of the Dermatology Branch and other intramural Laboratories and Branches at the NIH Clinical Research Center.

Objectives:

(Primary)

-To allow collection of blood, skin, or mucosal samples from healthy volunteers or patients with selected skin or systemic diseases as needed to support the research activities of our Branch and other Laboratories and Branches.

Eligibility:

  • Healthy individuals (including employees and other patients) and patients with selected skin or other diseases, including individuals of both genders and all racial/ethnic groups.
  • Patient volunteers must be willing to undergo blood drawing and/or skin/mucosal biopsies.

Design:

-This is dependent upon the particular investigation for which these samples are needed.


Condition
Healthy
Skin Disease

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: The Acquisition of Blood and Skin Samples From Patient Volunteers to Support Research Activities on Dermatologic and Other Diseases

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: June 1996
Detailed Description:

Background:

-This protocol is concerned with the acquisition of blood, skin, or mucosal samples from healthy volunteers or patients with selected skin diseases to support the basic science and clinical research activities of the Dermatology Branch and other intramural Laboratories and Branches at the NIH Clinical Research Center.

Objectives:

(Primary)

-To allow collection of blood, skin, or mucosal samples from healthy volunteers or patients with selected skin or systemic diseases as needed to support the research activities of our Branch and other Laboratories and Branches.

Eligibility:

  • Healthy individuals (including employees and other patients) and patients with selected skin or other diseases, including individuals of both genders and all racial/ethnic groups.
  • Patient volunteers must be willing to undergo blood drawing and/or skin/mucosal samples/monitoring.

Design:

-This is dependent upon the particular investigation for which these samples are needed.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Healthy individuals (including employees and other patients), and patients with selected skin or other diseases, including individuals of both genders and all racial/ethnic groups.

Patient volunteers must be willing to undergo blood drawing and/or skin/mucosal sampling/monitoring to include non-invasive skin samples.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Strong family history and/or evidence of keloid formation following surgery or trauma.

Children under the age of 18 years.

Pregnant or nursing women.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001505

Contacts
Contact: Sharon Osgood, R.N. (301) 443-2163 so140o@nih.gov
Contact: Mark C Udey, M.D. (301) 496-2481 udey@helix.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact National Cancer Institute Referral Office    (888) NCI-1937      
Contact: Irene Ekwede, B.S.N.    (301) 402-6225    irene.ekwede@nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mark C Udey, M.D. National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001505     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 960097, 96-C-0097
Study First Received: November 3, 1999
Last Updated: March 14, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Biopsy
Research
Autoimmune
Blistering
Compensation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014