Amputee study

Study volunteers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be age 18 or older
  • Have below the knee amputation
  • Be willing to come in for multiple visits for as few as 6 months

Visits Include

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

Compensation for time and travel up to $500. The study is funded by Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and the Department of Defense.

If interested in participating, call 410-502-SKIN or write to

Luis Garza, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
IRB Protocol Number: IRB00192461
Research study for amputees
Approved March 19, 2019