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Study 10713      

 BioKinetic are currently recruiting healthy non-smoking male volunteers aged 18 to 45 to take part in a research study.

Who is suitable for the study?  

  • Healthy males
  • Non-Smokers (for at least 3 months)
  • Aged 18-45
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) 18 to 32kg/m2(We can check this for you)
  • Weight 50 to 120 kg

What will happen if I take part in this study?

 Participation in this investigation involves;

  • Attending an initial medical appointment known as screening.
  • Stay in the clinic for a period of 9 nights where you receive the study drug or placebo after fasting overnight.
  • Attending a Post Study Physical (PSP) for your safety.

 

How much will payment will I receive?

Up to £1400. (This is to cover your time and any out of pocket expenses.  You should note that any travel expenses incurred, will be met by yourself and you will not be paid for attending the medical. The amount shown is for completion of the study).

 

How long will I have to stay? 

The study will involve a 9 night period of stay in the clinic. You will need to attend a post study medical a few days after your stay.

Group 10:

Visit – Friday 16th May 7am

Stay – Friday 16th May 5pm to Sunday 25th May approx. 10am

 

You must be available to stay on ALL dates for your group. 

What is the drug being tested? 

The study is testing a new medication (CHR-5154) being developed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. This will be the first time the medication will be tested in humans, however there are a number of medications which work in a similar waythat have been approved for use or that are currently in development, and you will be monitoredclosely throughout your participation. The medication will be given in tablet form and you may receive the study drug or placebo (The placebo capsules will look exactly the same as the drug capsules but will not contain any study drug).

 

 

What else should I know?

To make sure that you are suitable for this study you will have to undergo a thorough medical, details of which will be discussed with you prior to attending the medical. If you pass the medical you may be invited to participate in the study. 

 

If you would like to hear more details about the study, and to book a medical, please call our recruitment team on 028 90 81 83 85 and quote ref 10713

Medicals to determine eligibility for this study will take place on the following dates:

Wednesday 23rd April (lasting approx. 2 hours)

Thursday 24th April (lasting approx. 2 hours)

 

 

 

Study 15612           


BioKinetic are currently recruiting healthy male and female volunteers aged 18 to 55 to take part in a research study.  The study involves attending our clinic for safety blood samples and a urine sample to be taken on the morning before checking into the clinic.  The evening of the same day you will need to check-in to our clinic to stay for three nights.  You must not leave the clinic for the duration of this stay. If taking part in the food effect portion you will need to stay in the clinic as above on another occasion, after a washout period of 7 days, to receive the same drug but after a high-fat breakfast (food effect portion).
 
Who is suitable for the study?  
Healthy males and females.Non-smokers for at least three months.Aged 18-55.Body Mass Index (BMI) 18.0 to 29 kg/m2 (We can check this for you).Weight 55 to 100 kg. 
 

What will happen if I take part in this study?
Participation in this investigation involves;
Attending an initial medical appointment known as screening.Attending our clinic to provide a blood sample the morning of check-in.Returning to our clinic that evening for a three night stay.If taking part in the fed-arm, you will need to return for a further three night stay.Attending a Post Study Physical (PSP) for your safety. 
 

How much payment will I receive? 
Up to £750 (This is to cover your time and any out of pocket expenses.  You should note that any travel expenses incurred, will be met by yourself and you will not be paid for attending the medical. The amount shown is for completion of the study).
 
How long will I have to stay? 
The study involves one period of stay for three nights in our modern Belfast City Centre based clinic followed by a Post Study Physical. You may also need to return for a second period of three nights at a later date.


Group 5a:
                   Monday 5th May 7.00am
                   Monday 5th May 5pm to Thursday 8th May approx. 12pm      


Group 5b
                 Thursday 8th May 7.00am
                  Thursday 8th May 5pm to Sunday 11th May approx. 12pm 


You must be available to stay on ALL dates for your group. 
 
What is the drug being tested? 
The drug being tested in this study is called PH46A which is being developed as a new treatment for chronic bowel disease [Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC)].  It is hoped the drug will reduce bowel inflammation to help these conditions.  PH46A is a new drug and this is the first time PH46A has been tested in humans.
 
What else should I know? 
To make sure that you are suitable for this study you will have to undergo a thorough medical, details of which will be discussed with you prior to attending the medical. If you pass the medical you may be invited to participate in the study. 


If you would like to hear more details about the study, and to book a medical, please call our recruitment team on 028 90 81 83 85 and quote ref 15612


Medicals to determine eligibility for this study will take place on the following dates:
Monday 14th April (lasting approx. 2 hours)

 

Study 11013

BioKinetic are currently looking for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) to take part in a research study. The trial involves testing a drug that may reduce testosterone levels in the body. The success of the drug will be monitored by taking blood samples to measure your hormones.

Who is suitable for the study?        

  • Females with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Aged 18-45
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) 18– 40 (We can check this for you)
  • Less than 6 menstrual periods per year

How much compensation will I receive?

Up to £1300 (This is to cover your time and any out of pocket expenses.  You should note that any travel expenses incurred will be met by yourself. The amount shown is for completion of the study. Please note that there is no compensation made for attending the screening medical regardless of the outcome; any expenses for this appointment including travel will be met by you).

 

How long will I have to stay? 

This is an outpatient study with no overnight stays. It involves a screening medical, six visits to the clinic, and a follow-up medical. Three of the visits will involve staying in the clinic for a full day. You will also take the study drug daily at home between visits, and keep a diary recording any changes in your symptoms.

 

 What is the study drug? 

The study drug is called AZD4901 and it has been well-tolerated in previous studies by healthy volunteers. It has been shown to reduce testosterone and regulate other hormones associated with ovulation. This is the first time the drug has been tested on patients with PCOS.

 

What else should I know?

To make sure that you are suitable for this study you will have to undergo a thorough medical, details of which will be discussed with you before booking an appointment. If you pass the medical you maybe invited to participate in the study. 

 

If you would like to hear more details about the study, and to book a medical, please call our recruitment team on028 90 81 83 85 and quote ref 11013.

Medicals to determine eligibility for this study will take place on the following dates:

 

 

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BioKinetic are currently recruiting healthy non-smoking male volunteers aged 18 to 45 to take part in a research study.

 

Study 15612           

BioKinetic are currently recruiting healthy male and female volunteers aged 18 to 55 to take part in a research study.  The study involves attending our clinic for safety blood samples and a urine sample to be taken on the morning before checking into the clinic.  The evening of the same day you will need to check-in to our clinic to stay for three nights.  You must not leave the clinic for the duration of this stay. If taking part in the food effect portion you will need to stay in the clinic as above on another occasion, after a washout period of 7 days, to receive the same drug but after a high-fat breakfast (food effect portion).

 

Study 11013

BioKinetic are currently looking for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) to take part in a research study. The trial involves testing a drug that may reduce testosterone levels in the body. The success of the drug will be monitored by taking blood samples to measure your hormones.

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