Healthy volunteers needed for skin research study

Individuals at least 18 years of age are needed for a two-week research study investigating itch in human skin. Volunteers will be paid $20 for each biopsy, up to $80 for completion of the study.

Participation involves:
+ Two to four study visits over a two-week period
+ Digital photographs, inducing itch with acetone
+ Up to four small biopsies from the inner forearm area

For more information, contact the Cutaneous Translational Research Program at 410-502-SKIN or

Hoseong Yang, MD, Principal Investigator
Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology
IRB protocol number: NA_00081001