The National Eczema Association would like to present you with a great opportunity to be involved in cutting edge research with a lead eczema researcher, Gil Yosipovitch, MD.
Considered the “Godfather of Itch,” Dr. Yosipovitch is an internationally renowned itch researcher and a member of NEA’s Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr. Yosipovitch is currently Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine and Director of the Temple Itch Center.
Sponsor: NIH (National Institute of Health)
Purpose of Study: The purpose of this research study is to investigate through brain imaging, the effects of scratching and butorphanol in the brain of chronic itch patients. In order to be eligible, patients must be have atopic eczema or psoriasis or must be on dialysis. Patients must be willing to undergo a MRI (magnetic resonance image).
Name/Title of the Principal Investigator: Gil Yosipovitch, MD Professor & Chair, Temple University, School of MedicineContact Information: Temple University School of Medicine Department of Dermatology/Temple Itch Center 515 Pennsylvania Ave Fort Washington, PA 19034 Phone Number: 215.707.7617 Mobile: 267.838.1094 email@example.com Attn: Rodrigo Valdes, MD and Leigh Nattkemper, BS
Study is currently recruiting patients through June 2014.