Healthy volunteers and individuals with rosacea are needed for a study investigating the microbiome in rosacea

Individuals at least 18 years of age with or without a current diagnosis of rosacea are needed for a research study investigating the role of bacteria and other microorganisms in rosacea development and its changes after treatment.

Participation involves:

  • Digital photographs.
  • Skin swabbing and/or optional skin biopsy
  • Stool sampling
  • Treatment with oral/topical medication for study participants with rosacea

Participants will be paid.

If interested, please contact the Department of Dermatology:
Anna L. Chien, MD, Principal Investigator
Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology
IRB Protocol: IRB00210816
Approved Sept. 17, 2019