We are pleased that you are considering volunteering for clinical research. It is through clinical research that we advance medicine. Participation in a clinical research is completely voluntary.

Each study has specific requirements on who can participate, which may include age, gender, and medical diagnosis. Prior to enrolling in any study, a study team member will explain the study details to you.

If you are interested in any of the research below, please contact us at COMTrials@UCF.edu or 407 COM TRIALS (266 8742).

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Sign up for the UCF College of Medicine’s Contact Registry for Clinical Trials to learn about clinical research and clinical trials in areas of interest to you. Whenever a study is opening in your interest area, we will let you know. You do not have to be a patient or have the disease, just need to be interested in learning more.

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Information on Volunteering for Research from the United States Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Human Research Protections

Trials Open For Enrollment

This study investigates if increased exercise leads to increased resting BDNF (Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, or abrineurin) levels and decreased depression symptoms, equating to increased quality of life

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Dupilumab in Adult Patients With Bullous Pemphigoid

Seeking adults with BP that is not adequately controlled

PI Naveed Sami

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Translational Utility of Tumor-Derived FGF19 in a Novel Blood-Based Endocrine Suppression Approach.

Seeking breast cancer and colorectal cancer patients.

PI Dr. Deborah Altomare, MD; Dr. Virgil Dawson, MD.

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Microbiome in aging Gut and Brain (MiaGB) Study. Open to persons over 60 years old.

LSI Michal Masternak, PhD.

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Crowdsourcing an Open COVID-19 Chest Radiograph Imaging Repository for Artificial Intelligence Research.

Seeking persons who had a chest Xray while diagnosed with COVID19.

PI Dexter Hadley.

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Blood Collection for COM and BSBS Scientists. Open to adult persons.

Seeking adult blood donors.

PI Amoy Fraser, PhD.

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Lake Nona Life Project. Open to persons who live, work, study, or play in Lake Nona.

Sign up at http://www.liveworkparticipate.com/

PI Eric Schrimshaw, PhD.

FINE REAL: A non-interventional study providing insights into the use of Finerenone in a routine clinical setting. 

Seeking adults who are taking Kerendia (Finerenone).

PI Virgil Dawson, MD.

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Hair Analysis for Dialysis Patients. Open to dialysis patients at the Orlando VA.

Seeking Veterans doing dialysis at the Orlando VA.

PI Ed Ross, MD.

Trials Closed For Enrollment

Sarcopenic Obesity in the Elderly.

Seeking adults over age 60.

PIs Muthu Periasamy, PhD; Ali Rizvi, MD; and Mariana Dangiolo, MD.

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Liquid Biopsy Collection Study. Open to adult persons.

PI Annette Khaled, PhD.

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The Eye in Orbit: UCF Adaptation. Selective enrollment. Not open to the public.

LSI Mehul Patel, MD.

A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Investigate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Efgartigimod PH20 SC in Adult Patients with Pemphigus (Vulgaris or Foliaceus) 

PI Naveed Sami, MD.

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