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At Bluestone Center, we conduct a broad spectrum of clinical trials.

Please fill out our contact form if you are interested in participating in a study with open enrollment or if you would like to be considered for future studies.

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Bluestone's currently recruiting participants for:

 

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Tooth Whitening Study

To test three different methods of measuring tooth color.

 

The purpose of the study is to collect data to allow the development of a device that measures tooth color. The study will test three different methods of measuring tooth color. Learn more ...

 

Status: Currently recruiting subjects.

Study duration: approximately 4 weeks

Required visits: 4

Age of participants: 21-60 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Oral Mucositis Study

We are currently looking for patients who are about to start radiation or chemoradiation for head and neck cancer.

 

The Bluestone Center for Clinical Research is currently recruiting patients for a new clinical trial. This study will recruit patients who are about to start radiation or chemoradiation for head and neck cancer. The purpose of the study is to test an oral health regimen to manage oral mucositis. Learn more ...

 

Status: Currently recruiting subjects.

Study duration: Approximately 4 months

Required visits: Approximately 10

Age of participants: 18+ years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Cancer Pain Study

Are you experiencing chronic cancer pain even on your current opiate medications?

 

Battling cancer is its own challenge. But when youre also fighting the chronic or continuing pain associated with cancer, this challenge can be overwhelming. Doctors typically prescribe medicationssuch as morphine or oxycodonefor chronic cancer pain relief; however, even with increased medication dosage, some patients still experience chronic pain. Learn more ...

 

Status: Currently recruiting subjects.

Study duration: 9 weeks

Required visits: 4

Age of participants: 18 yrs and older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Oral Cancer Biomarker Study

Do you have oral pre-cancer or cancer?

 

Seeking volunteers to take part in a study exploring the causes of oral cancer and oral cancer painOral cancer presents a significant health problem. The 5-year survival rate for oral squamous cell carcinoma is 40% and is among the worst of all sites in the body. This survival rate has not improved over the past 40 years. Learn more ...

 

Status: Currently recruiting subjects.

Study duration: 1 day to 3 months

Required visits: 1-3 days

Age of participants: 18 and older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

We can no longer accept new participants for these studies.

 

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Do you have Gum Disease?

The purpose of this study is to find out which germs make gum disease worse.

 

PLEASE NOTE: We can no longer accept new participants for this study.If you are at least 25 years of age, have at least 20 natural teeth, have gum disease, have not used tobacco products for at least a year, you may qualify to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research. Learn more ...

 

Status: Ongoing, enrollment of subjects completed.

Study duration: Approx. 21 month

Required visits: 14

Age of participants: 25+ years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Dental Implant Study

Seeking patients who are scheduled for dental implants

 

PLEASE NOTE: We can no longer accept new participants for this study.The propose of this study is to evaluate bone and gum dimension changes around implants placed in different position into the bone. Learn more ...

 

Status: Ongoing, enrollment of subjects completed.

Study duration: 24 up to 30 months

Required visits: 9-10

Age of participants: 18-older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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HIV Research Study

Seeking HIV-positive and HIV-negative participants

 

PLEASE NOTE: We can no longer accept new participants for this study.The purpose of this study is to examine HIV's effect on the digestive tract and the mouth.This study will examine the changes that occur in the mouth which are related to the treatment of HIV disease.In order to examine these changes we need participants who are HIV-positive. Learn more ...

 

Status: Ongoing, enrollment of subjects completed.

Study duration: 6 months to 2 years

Required visits: 3-10

Age of participants: 18 and over years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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NYU Cancer Anxiety Study

Seeking Advanced-Stage Cancer Patients with Anxiety For Research Study

 

PLEASE NOTE:We can no longer accept new participants for this study. Learn more ...

 

Status: Ongoing, enrollment of subjects completed.

Study duration: 36 weeks

Required visits: Several

Age of participants: 18-76 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

 

 

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Mouthwash Study

Seeking patients to test a mouthwash intended to prevent tooth decay (cavity)

 

The Bluestone Center for Clinical Research is seeking volunteers to take part in a clinical research study. The purpose of this study is to find out the effects of three differentdoses of a mouthwash,and how effectively the mouthwash killsbacteria present in the mouth. Tooth decay is the process that results in a cavity (dental caries). Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 6 Months

Required visits: 10

Age of participants: 18-older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Symptoms Related to Chemotherapy Study

Seeking patients receiving chemotherapy for breast, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, or lung cancer.

 

The Bluestone Center for Clinical Research and the NYU Langone Medical Center, funded by the National Cancer Institute are seeking volunteers to take part in a clinical research study. The purpose of this study is to better understand how symptoms (i.e. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 4-8 weeks

Required visits: 2

Age of participants: 18+ years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Oral Precancer and Cancer Study

Do you have any suspicious lesions in your mouth?

 

The Bluestone Center for Clinical Research is seeking volunteers to take part in a clinical research study. The purpose of this study is to develop a new test that will help with early detection of oral cancer and precancerous changes of the mouth.Study Details:Oral cancer is a global health problem afflicting close to 300,000 people each year. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 1 hour

Required visits: 1

Age of participants: 18 and older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Women and Facial Pain Study

Facial Pain causing you discomfort?

 

The purpose of this study is to better understand the underlying causes of facial pain involving the chewing muscles, by comparing sleep behavior and other nervous system patterns of women with and without chronic facial pain. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 1 week

Required visits: 3 (two overnight)

Age of participants: 18-80 years old years

Gender of participants: female

 

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Dental Remineralization Study

The purpose of this study is to test two fluoride containing toothpastes and their ability to promote reminalization.

 

If you are between 18-70 years of age and are in good general health you may be eligible to participate in a research study at the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research. The study consists of 6 visits over a period of approximately a month. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 30 days

Required visits: 5

Age of participants: 18-70 years old years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Pharyngitis (Sore Throat) Study

Sore Throat Study

 

We are conducting a study in orderto gather more information on the safety of flurbiprofen 8.75 mg lozenge and how well the lozenge works against sore throat pain. The study consists of 3 visits over 7 to 10 days. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 2

Required visits: 3

Age of participants: Over 18 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Oral Leukoplakia

Do you have red or white spots on your tongue or in your mouth?

 

The purpose of this study is to evaluate how a product made from soybeans named Bowman-Birk Inhibitor Concentrate (BBIC) affects white or red patches in your mouth (oral leukoplakia).BBIC is derived from soybeans and belongs to a class of compounds known as protease-inhibitors. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 32

Required visits: 6

Age of participants: 18 or older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Psoriasis Study

Do you have Psoriasis?

 

We are conducting a clinical trial for an investigational medication for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of novel treatment and to learn about how it interacts with the body in people with moderate to severe psoriasis. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 22

Required visits: 19

Age of participants: 18 or older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Single posterior (back) dental implant

Do you need a single posterior (back) dental implant placed?

 

Interested subjects are being asked to participate in this study because they need to have a single posterior (back) dental implant placed. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 16

Required visits: 6

Age of participants: Over 18 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Mouthwash study

Are you in good general and oral health and would like to participate in a mouthwash study?

 

Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 12

Required visits: 3

Age of participants: 18 - over years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Sinus lift study

Do you need a sinus lift before dental implants?

 

If you desire dental implants, but do not have sufficient bone for the procedure, you may be eligible to participate in this research study at no cost to you. The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two materials for producing vital bone 4 to 5 months following sinus graft surgery. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 32

Required visits: 6-11

Age of participants: Over 18 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Sinus Lift Study

Do you need a sinus lift before dental implants?

 

If you desire dental implants, but do not have sufficient bone for the procedure, you may be eligible to participate in this research study at no cost to you.The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of two materials for producing vital bone 4 to 5 months following sinus graft surgery. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 32

Required visits: 6-11

Age of participants: Over 18 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Dental Restoration (Tooth Filling) Study

Do you need dental restorations and would like to participate in a research study where we will provide you with two fillings for your teeth?

 

Interested subjects are being asked to participate in this study because they have a need to have two fillings placed or restored.This research study is comparing 2 different bonding materials that hold the dental restoration (filling) in place. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 7

Required visits: 5

Age of participants: Over 18 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Dry Mouth Study

Do you suffer from dry mouth and would like to test new products that might help increase the amount of saliva that you have in your mouth?

 

We are conducting a clinical trial to test a new treatment for the relief of dry mouth symptoms.The purpose of this study is to test how well an over the counter adhesive disc placed inside your mouth works to help relieve dry mouth symptoms and freshen breath. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 5

Required visits: Approximately 6

Age of participants: 18 - 90 years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Facial Pain Study (Botox)

Facial Pain causing you discomfort?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age old and suffer from facial pain (trigeminal neuralgia), you may be eligible to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.Study Details:This study consists of 6-10 visits to our study site, over a 12 to 20 week period with three follow-up phone calls. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 6 - 10

Age of participants: 18 - 70 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Sjogren's Syndrome Study

Do you have Sjogren’s Syndrome?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age and interested in gaining more knowledge of Sjogrens Syndrome (an autoimmune disease), you may be eligible to participate in this study.Study Details:Interested participants should be diagnosed with Sjogrens Syndrome prior to participation in this study. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 1

Age of participants: 18 - 65 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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HIV Associated Oral Warts Study

Do you suffer from multiple oral warts?

 

If you suffer from multiple oral warts associated with HIV infection and are 18 years of age or older, you may qualify to participate in a research study being conducted at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 6

Age of participants: 18 - 65 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Oral Cancer Detection Study

An oral cancer screening, may save your life!

 

If you are a heavy smoker or drinker and you are at least 45 years of age, you may qualify to participate in a clinical research study being conducted at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.Study Details:Your participation will involve one to three visits, which will take place over approximately three weeks. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 1-3 visits (depending on screening diagnosis)

Age of participants: 45 and older years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Dental Restoration (Crown/Filling) Study

Do you need a tooth filling or dental crown?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age and need a crown or filling on one or more of your tooth/teeth, you may qualify to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.Study Details:This study consists of three visits to our study site, over a three-month period. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 52

Required visits: 3

Age of participants: 18 - 65 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Cancer Pain Study

Cancer Pain Study

 

To be eligible for this study, you must be at least 17 years of age and regularly experiencingat least one but no more than four episodes of breakthrough pain per day.Study Details:This study consists of 18 visits to our study site, over a 13-month period. Qualified participants will be compensated for time and travel expenses. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 18

Age of participants: 17 - 75 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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HIV-Associated Diarrhea Study

Do you suffer from HIV-Associated Diarrhea?

 

We are testing an investigational medicine that may help control HIV-associated diarrhea. You have to be at least 18 years of age and HIV-positive in addition to other eligibility criteria to participate in this study. Study Details:At the first visit of this study, the doctor will make sure you are eligible to participate. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 9

Age of participants: 18 - 75 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Lupus Study

Do you suffer with Lupus?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age and suffer from systematic lupus, then you may qualify to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 10-13

Age of participants: 18 - 75 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Tooth Sensitivity Study

Sensitive Teeth causing you discomfort?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age and suffer from sensitive teeth, then you may qualify to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.Study Details:This study consists of four visits to our study site, over an eight-week period. Qualifying participants can be compensated for time and travel expenses. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 8

Required visits: 4

Age of participants: 18 - 75 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

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Nighttime Heartburn Study

Is nighttime heartburn keeping you awake?

 

If you are at least 18 years of age and experienced nighttime heartburn at least two days and nights per week over the past month, you may qualify to participate in a research study at the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research aimed at helping individuals who suffer with nighttime heartburn. Learn more ...

 

Status: Completed.

Study duration: 21

Required visits: 5

Age of participants: 18 - 75 years years

Gender of participants: male and female

 

Please contact us if you are interested in participating in one of the following studies.

 

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