Research study for amputees

This study addresses problems like skin breakdown in patients with amputations and prostheses.

Study volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be age 18 or older
  • Have below the knee amputation
  • Can come in for multiple visits for as few as six months

Visits include:

  • 1 blood draw
  • 1 skin biopsy
  • Up to 6 skin injections

Compensation for time and travel available up to $500.

Funded by Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; Department of Defense

If interested, please contact the Department of Dermatology at 410-502-SKIN or

Luis Garza, principal investigator
IRB protocol number: IRB00192461