Volunteers needed for keloid research study

Individuals over 18 years old who have keloids are needed for a research study investigating the effect of a laser treatment on keloids.

Participation involves digital photographs, treatment with a laser, and steroid injections.

Time needed for study: Four visits will be required within a four-month period, with each visit approximately four weeks apart.

Will I be paid to join the study? No. However, the expense of the laser treatments and steroid injections provided will be covered by the research team.

For more information, contact the Cutaneous Translational Research Program, 410-502-SKIN or ctrep@jhmi.edu.

Ginette Okoye, MD, principal investigator
Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology
IRB protocol number: IRB00082453