Researchers at Johns Hopkins are in need of healthy adult male volunteers with type O+ blood to study malaria parasites and to sustain mosquito colonies used in crucial malaria research.
This research study involves a blood draw about every eight weeks, and participants will be paid $75 at each visit.
You may qualify if you
- are 18 or older
- have O+ blood type
- have not been to malarious areas in the past 10 years
- do not regularly take a prescription or over-the-counter medication
- are willing to return repeatedly over time to donate
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
Study approval date: 7/7/2008