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High Blood Pressure Study, ages 1 to 5 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used for high blood pressure. Children from 1 year to < 6 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.

For more information, call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email Carla Rich, carich01@louisville.edu

IRB #10.0053

High Blood Pressure Study, ages 6 to 11 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure.  Children from 6  through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.

For more information, call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email Carla Rich carich01@louisville.edu

IRB #10.0306

Pain Study, infants and toddlers less than 2 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than 2 years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.

For more information, contact Tressa Bratton by email at tchent01@louisville.edu or by phone at 629‐5820 or 620‐0000 (pager)

IRB #12.0228

Pediatric Pain Study, ages 7 to less than 17 years

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of an investigational drug used to treat moderate to severe prolonged or persistent pain.  Children 7 to less than 17 years of age who require continuous analgesia for moderate to severe pain for an extended period of time may be eligible for participation.  Patients will be reimbursed for reasonable travel costs associated with their participation in the study.

For more information, call Karrie Kernen at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email K0kern02@louisville.edu

IRB #12.0192