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- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Hansen's disease. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
- The National Institute of Arthritis and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) supports the Leprosy Research Support program, which includes a repository to provide standardized, quality controlled Mycobacterium leprae research reagents as well as the maintenance of an armadillo colony for the propagation of leprosy bacilli. Click on the link to learn more about the program.
- ResearchMatch is a free national research registry designed to bring together patients, healthy volunteers and researchers. Anyone from the United States can register with ResearchMatch, and a parent, legal guardian, or caretaker may register on behalf of a volunteer. Researchers from participating institutions use the ResearchMatch database to search for patients or healthy volunteers who meet the study criteria. Many studies are looking for healthy people of all ages, while some are looking for people with specific illnesses. ResearchMatch was developed by major academic institutions across the country and is funded by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Click on the link to learn more about ResearchMatch.
- NIH Clinical Trials and You is a website developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help people learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate.