Healthy volunteers needed for ethnic skin study

Individuals at least 18 years of age are needed for a research study investigating the effects of visible light on human skin.

Participation involves digital photographs, skin color readings, visible and UV light treatments, and up to six small biopsies from the buttocks/lower back area.

Time needed for study: This is a three-week study with about three to six study visits.

Participants will be compensated $30 for each study visit, for a total of up to $180 for completion of the study.

For more information, contact the Cutaneous Translational Research Program at 410-502-7546, or send an email to

Anna L. Chien, M.D., Principal Investigator
Department of Dermatology
IRB Protocol Number: NA_00067712