Researchers need healthy adult male volunteers with type O+ blood to study malaria parasites and to sustain mosquito colonies used in crucial malaria research. This study involves a blood draw about every eight weeks, and participants will be paid $50 at each visit.
You may qualify if you:
- Are 18 or older
- Have O+ blood type
- Have not traveled to or lived in a malaria endemic area in the past 10 years
- Are not regularly taking a prescription or over-the-counter medication
- Are willing to undergo multiple blood draws
If you think you may be eligible and are interested in participating, call 443-287-7156 or email DDUResearch@jhmi.edu.
Principal investigator: Theresa Shapiro, MD, PhD
Protocol number: NA_00019050.