Current Trials

Greensboro Clinical Studies

Alzheimer’s Disease

Volunteer in the fight to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease by participating in this exciting research study involving a new medication. If you are 55-80 years old and have normal cognitive function but concerned about your risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease, this study may be for you. Participants will receive a free evaluation of risk for developing Alzheimer’s as well as cognitive function testing. Qualified participants will receive free study medication and may receive reimbursement to participate.

If you are interested in joining the fight to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and willing to volunteer, please apply now.

Asthma Trial

Are you struggling with poorly controlled asthma? This study is evaluating a new inhaled medication for the treatment of asthma. You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • Between the ages of 12 and 80 years old
  • Have a diagnosis of asthma for at least a year or more
  • Currently on stable inhaled medications for asthma

Qualified participants will receive free study medication, assessment of asthma, and care for asthma. Participants will also receive compensation for completed study visits.

Colorectal Cancer Screen

Have you been advised to have a colonoscopy as part of your general health and well being as a screening tool for cancer? You may be eligible to participate if

  • You are at least 40 years of age or older
  • Standard of care colonoscopy is scheduled
  • Meet other inclusion and exclusion criteria

Patients will receive healthcare related to colon screening. Participation is free and compensation for qualified participants is available.

Hypertension

We are actively enrolling patients into an exciting research study evaluating a long acting medication for high blood pressure. In order to qualify, you must have high blood pressure that is not adequately controlled. You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following requirements:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 75
  • Elevated blood presure with or without current medications to treat it.
  • Willing to complete ambulatory blood pressure measurements
  • Other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Eligible patients who enroll will receive free study medication, free evaluation of their blood pressure and reimbursement for their time.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do you have Rheumatoid Arthritis that is poorly controlled and still have joint tenderness and swelling? You may be eligible to participate if:

  • You have moderate to severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Continue to have swollen and tender joints
  • Must meet other inclusion and exclusion criteria

Qualified patients will receive study medication and care for Rheumatoid Arthritis at no cost and also may be compensated to participate.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

A 52 week study for patients with moderate to severe Lupus who continue to have symptoms despite treatment. You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years old or older
  • Diagnosed with Active Lupus for at least 24 weeks
  • Currently having breakthrough symptoms of Lupus despite treatment
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Study-related medications, labs and care provided at no cost.

May be compensated for completed study visits.

Cardiology (Greensboro) Clinical Studies

Acute Coronary Syndrome

We are actively enrolling patients into an exciting trial evaluating a new medication to treat coronary artery disease and elevated LDL (bad) cholesterol. You may be eligible to enroll in the trial if you meet the following criteria:

  • Had a recent acute coronary syndrome event within the past 5 weeks defined as angina that required an emergency room visit or a hospitalization
  • Have a LDL (bad) cholesterol reading of 70 or greater
  • Must be on a statin or have documented statin intolerance
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Eligible patients who enroll will receive free study medication, free assessment of their coronary artery disease and reimbursement for time.

Heart Attack Trial

Have you recently experienced a heart attack? We are currently conducting a research study in patients who have recently had a heart attack and are at risk for developing heart failure. You may be eligible for the study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Had a heart attack and it is within 14 days of your hospitalization
  • Have risk factors for developing heart failure
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Participation is free as is study medication and you may be compensated for your participation

Heart Failure

We are actively enrolling patients into a new trial evaulating the safety and efficacy of a new medication to treat chronic heart failure. You may be eligible for participating if you meet the following criteria:

  • Have heart failure with shortness of breath, fatigue and/or swelling of the ankles
  • On stable medications to treat heart failure
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Eligible patients who enroll will receive free study medication, free evaluation of their heart failure and reimbursement for their time.

Heart Failure Device Trial

We are actively enrolling patients in an exciting heart failure device trial. The small device will be implanted just under the skin of the chest with the purpose to electronically monitor heart failure parameters. You may be eligible to participate in this trial if you meet the follow criteria:

  • Have heart failure or congestive heart failure
  • Willing to have device implanted just under the skin for monitoring
  • Do not have a current pacemaker or other actice electronic medical device
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Eligible patients who enroll will receive free monitoring for heart arrhythmias, free evaluation of their heart failure and reimbursement for their time.

Urology (Greensboro) Clinical Studies

Bladder Cancer

Have you been recently diagnosed with bladder cancer? You may be eligible to participate in this exciting clinical trial involving a new bladder irrigation. Eligible participants must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years old or older
  • Newly diagnosed with bladder cancer within the past 8 weeks
  • Have not started treatment yet
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Qualified participants will receive free care for their bladder cancer, free study medication and may be reimbursed to participate.

Kidney Stones

Do you suffer from kidney stones? If so, consider volunteering for a research study involving a new medication for the treatment of kidney stone disease. You may be eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years old or older
  • Have recurrent episodes of kidney stones
  • Meet other inclusion and exclusion criteria

Qualified participants will receive free evaluation and care of kidney stones, free study medications and may be reimbursed to participate.

Overactive Bladder

Do you experience overactive bladder or urinary incontinence?  We are conducting an exciting clinical trial involving a device to treat overactive bladder or urinary incontinence. You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years old or older
  • Urinary incontinence that is not responding to medication and/or non-medication therapy or unable to take medication for urinary incontinence
  • Have at least 3 episodes of urinary incontinence in a 72 hour period
  • Meet other inclusion and exclusion criteria

Eligible participants will receive free evaluation and care of overactive bladder or urinary incontinence, free study medication and may receive reimbursement to participate.

Prostate Cancer Trial

Have you been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer? You may be a candidate for an exciting clinical drug trial evaluating a new medication for the treatment of prostate cancer if you meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years old or older
  • Recently diagnosed with prostate cancer and at high risk for spread
  • Meet other inclusion/exclusion criteria

Participants who enroll in the trial will receive free medical care of prostate cancer, free study medication and compensation for participation.