CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
283 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Participants sought for UI rheumatoid arthritis study
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa College of Medicine researchers
are currently studying three new, experimental treatments for rheumatoid
arthritis. The medications being investigated are FK-506, anti-TNF and
Adult men and women who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and have experienced
intolerance or resistance to methotrexate are invited to participate in
one of the three studies. The research aims to alleviate the pain and swelling
associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
All research sessions will occur at the UI Hospitals and Clinics or
the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City. Patient eligibility for
each study will vary. For more information, call the Rheumatology Clinical
Trials Unit at (319) 353-7087.