UPMC Eczema Research Programs
Join one of UPMC's eczema research studies to access novel cutting-edge potential treatment options for your condition.
Pittsburgh, PA
Compensation May Be Provided
Currently Have Eczema
Symptoms for At Least 1 Year
18 Years and Older
Fast Facts
About this research study:
Researchers are studying different medications, including a novel injectable investigational treatment, to understand the effectiveness and safety in adults suffering from eczema.
Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, affects over 31 million people which is approximately 10% of the population. The condition often times has a severe impact on people's lives. From the embarrassing red blotches to the painful sores, symptoms have a severe impact on people's lives

This research study being conducted by physicians at UPMC is testing how existing FDA-approved and new investigational medications may impact the effectiveness of treating adults with moderate-to-severe eczema. Taking part could help improve your eczema and inform how we care for people with eczema in the future.
Additional Information
Why are these studies being done?
Our studies aim to create new treatments or treatment regimes for eczema. We are hoping to help people cure their eczema and inform how we care for future cases of this condition.
Could any of these studies be for me?
You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Criteria:
  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Have had eczema for at least one year prior
  • Have a history of inadequate response to topical treatment

This is not a complete list of study requirements. The study doctor will review the full requirements for this study with you.
What will happen if I participate in one of the studies?
All studies that are being offered vary in study duration and number of visits. Many of our studies run from approximately 16 weeks to 40 weeks. If you qualify for one of our studies and decide to take part, you will be randomly assigned to receive either the study medication or a placebo. Some visits will occur at the study clinic and others may be remote (either by telephone, video conference, or home visit). Lab tests, a physical exam, and other assessments and questionnaires will be conducted at study visits.
Will it cost me anything to participate in any of the studies?
You do not have to pay for any of the study medications, study supplies, study visits, or tests that are part of these studies. Further, compensation will be provided for your time and participation.