All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program
You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults 18 years of age or older. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.
Brain Stimulation Study - Adults with Functional Dyspepsia and/or Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Have you been diagnosed with functional dyspepsia and/or irritable bowel syndrome? If so, you may be able to take part in a research study to help better understand how non-invasive brain stimulation affects communication between the brain and the body. Involves no more than 10 study sessions that can take 2-3 hours each. Compensation is provided.
MyPaTH Story Booth 2.0
Interested in sharing your story about health, illness, or research? Patients and caregivers are needed to participate in a research study to help learn more about topics that are important to you and that may improve health and health care. Participation involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories
Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their health during the coronavirus pandemic, or to share what it is like being ill with COVID-19 and/or caring for a loved one who is ill with COVID-19. Participation in this research study involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Do you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease? Are you currently being treated with antibiotics for Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection? You may be able to participate in a research study to help find out if a drug used for the prevention of C. diff works to break the cycle of the infection in people with IBD. Compensation provided.
Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Healthy Volunteers
Are you a healthy, white individual between the ages of 18 and 35? If so, you may be eligible to help researchers understand the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Researchers hope to identify IBD-causing genes, which determine a person’s make-up and inherited traits. Involves one study visit, participants will be asked to give approximately 4 tbsp. of blood. Compensation provided.
IBD Research Registry
Are you 18 years of age or older, and are seeking or already receiving treatment at the UPMC Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center? If so, you may be able to take part in the IBD Research Registry, which is a list of individuals who are interested in having their medical information included in research studies and being contacted about future research studies.