Healthy children needed for acne study

February 09, 2011

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Diane M. Thiboutot, M.D., is researching the effects of various acne medications on the immune system. Healthy children without acne are needed to serve as controls for this research study.

To participate, volunteers need to be between the ages of 12 and 17, healthy, and without acne, and have never been on the drug Accutane.

Participation requires a one-time blood sample of two tablespoons and completing a general health questionnaire.

Compensation is provided for participation.

For more information, call Melanie Dispenza at 717-531-4652.

This research study, IRB 23784EP, has been approved by the Institutional Review Board, under federal regulations at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine.

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Last Updated February 09, 2011