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Eczema/Red, Itchy Rash Study for Children Under 1 Year Old

Eczema/Red, Itchy Rash Study for Children Under 1 Year Old

Why are we doing this research?

Cincinnati Children’s is conducting a research study, sometimes known as a clinical study, to look at the progression of allergic diseases in kids with atopic dermatitis/eczema.

Who can participate?

Children under 1 year old who have eczema/red, itchy rash may be eligible to participate.


  • Dermatology
  • Allergy

What will happen in the study?

This study involves 5 yearly visits (1 visit per year).

As the parent or guardian, you will be asked to complete a personal and family medical history questionnaire at each study visit. Your child will be asked to complete the following procedures:

  • Blood draw
  • Saliva collection
  • Skin prick allergy test

Parents interested in having their child participate will discuss the study with a member of the study staff prior to participation in the study, in order to address any questions you may have.

What are the good things that can happen from this research?

Your child will not receive a direct medical benefit from taking part in this study. However, the information learned from this study may benefit other children with allergic diseases in the future.

What are the bad things that can happen from this research?

Participants may experience mild discomfort from completing the procedures.

Will you/your child be paid to be in this research study?

Families may receive up to $350 for 5 study visits.


Contact Us.Study Coordinator
Asthma Research
Cincinnati Children’s
3333 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

Study Doctor

Contact Us.Gurjit K. Hershey, MD, PhD
Asthma Research
Cincinnati Children’s