Phenotyping itch in atopic eczema, psoriasis, and ichthyosis

Location: Miami Itch Center Department of Dermatology, University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

Sponsor: Leo Foundation

About the Study: The purpose of this research study is to examine the genetic differences involved with itch in atopic eczema, psoriasis, and ichthyosis patients.  Participants with the symptom of itch and without the symptom of itch are both needed. Participants must be willing to undergo a blood draw and 2 skin biopsies.

Status: Currently recruiting patients.

TO BE PART OF THIS RESEARCH STUDY YOU MUST:

  • Be 18-65 years old
  • Have psoriasis, atopic eczema, or ichthyosis (must have genetic diagnosis)
  • Have intense itch for more than 2 months or no itch
  • Be willing to undergo a blood draw and 2 skin biopsies
  • Be able to speak English
  • NOT be pregnant or nursing
  • NOT be involved in another research study

Please contact :

Miami Itch Center Department of Dermatology
University of Miami Miami Itch Center Clinic: The Lennar Foundation Medical Center
5555 Ponce de Leon Boulevard Coral Gables, FL 33146
305.243.6704 (for appointments)

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