A Study to Identify Autoimmune Epitopes in Alopecia Areata

Last Updated:
05/05/2016
Status:
Recruiting
Country:
United States
Eligibility:
Age 18+; diagnosed with alopecia areata, totalis or universalis
Sponsor: 
La Jolla Instistute for Allergy and Immunology

La Jolla Instistute for Allergy and Immunology is seeking volunteers to provide a standard blood donation for a study to better understand the immune response in alopecia areata. The purpose of this study is to identify and thoroughly characterize autoimmune epitopes present in alopecia areata. Understanding the pathophysiology of alopecia areata is essential for the development of future treatments and may help lead to better therapies for immune related hair loss in the future.

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
La Jolla, California
Phone: 858-255-0680
Email: donors@lji.org
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