Current Studies

Current Studies

Now Enrolling!

Please see some of our current studies below.  You may also check our enrolling studies website (https://fms.ocrss.louisville.edu/fmi/webd#hidra_WDGA?script=TrialsList&param=6) for a more complete list by searching the area of interest.

Autism study for children 4 to 10 years old

IRB #13.0779

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate how a medication treats abnormal EEG’s without seizures, as well as behavioral and neurological symptoms, in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). If a child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will receive the study medication or placebo and study-related care at no cost. Parents will be offered compensation for time/travel.

For additional information, contact Molly Harper by email or at 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

Childhood Obesity in Children 10 to less than 14 year olds

IRB #13.0334

The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a research study to evaluate the effect of an investigational product on childhood obesity. White and African American male and female subjects 10 to less than 14 years old who are overweight, obese or normal weight may be eligible. If a child qualifies to participate, he or she will receive the product or placebo and study related care at no cost. Compensation will be provided for time/travel.

For additional information, contact Molly Harper by email or at 629-4695 or 620-0000 (pager)

Pain Study, Infants, birth to less than 28 days

IRB #12.0228

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 less than 28 days of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.

For additional information, contact Jackie Perry at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

Pediatric pain study, 7 through 16 years

IRB #12.0192

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 additional information, contact Karrie Kernen, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)