Have you experienced limb loss?

Do you have a below the knee amputation? Are you between the ages of 18 and 65? Do you wear a prosthesis? Are you willing to come in for multiple visits for as few as six months? Are you in otherwise good health?

If you answered yes to all of the above, you are invited to learn more about the study, whose aim is to help with problems like skin breakdown in people with amputations and prostheses, including veterans and service members.

Compensation for time and travel is available up to $500.


Research is conducted in the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University. To learn more, email ctrep@jhmi.edu or call 410-501-SKIN.

Principal Investigator, Luis Garza, MD, PhD IRB Protocol Number: IRB00192461 Funded by Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund; National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases; Department of Defense