The board-certified dermatologists of Miami Dermatology & Laser Research are heavily engaged in clinical research trials, teaching, writing and editing journal articles and textbook chapters.
Jill S. Waibel, MD, FAAD has been an instructor and teaching medical students, residents and fellows and directed educational sessions and programs at national and international meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and many more.
Under her direction, the Clinical Trials Division evaluates new and emerging technologies, devices, topical and oral medications, skin care products and prescription drugs and other therapies for the treatment and diagnosis of medical and cosmetic skin conditions. MDLR has a dedicated clinical research staff who is actively involved in multiple ongoing studies at any time. The results of these studies are published in peer-reviewed medical journals and presented at national and international meetings by the board-certified dermatologists of MDLR in Miami.
We are very proud that MDLR has been selected as a renowned and trusted clinical research facility by leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies worldwide. Our participation in research enables us to provide our patients with the most advanced care using the newest treatments and latest technologies available. The Clinical Trials Division consists of a team of core members who work to ensure that all clinical trials are conducted in accordance with standards of Good Clinical Practice.
CURRENT CLINICAL TRIALS – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The following clinical trials are currently active and accepting patients at our location. If you are interested in becoming part of one of our listed clinical trials, please call our Clinical Trials Division at (305) 279-6060.
Evaluation of Facial Acne
Dermatologists at our practice are conducting a new clinical study for facial acne. Participants in the study will receive no cost study-related care for their acne (standard laser treatment, or laser treatment combined with an investigational device), and will also be compensated for their time and travel.
Initial Eligibility Criteria
To see if you qualify for this trial, please call our Clinical Trials Team.
Evaluation of Device on Wrinkles around Your Eyes
We are looking for adult volunteers 18-65 years of age to participate in a research study. Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute has been selected to participate in a research study to test an investigational procedure and evaluate its effects on mild to severe wrinkles around eyes.
If you are an adult in good health with signs of aging (wrinkling) around your eyes, and who is willing to help in the development of this procedure, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
Evaluation of Device on Face Wrinkles
We are looking for adult volunteers 40-75 years of age to participate in a research study. Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute has been selected to participate in a research study to test an investigational procedure and evaluate its effects on skin with moderate to severe wrinkles.
If you are an adult in good health with signs of aging (wrinkling) who is willing to help in the development of this procedure, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
A modest compensation will be provided to participants for the treatment visit and each follow-up visit.
To see if you qualify for this trial, please call our Clinical Trials Team:
ONGOING CLINICAL TRIAL EVALUATIONS
Treatment for Fat Under Chin (Double Chin)
Study participants must be 18 years or older and have concerns with fat under the chin area, also known as submental fullness. The duration of individual patient participation will vary depending on the chosen treatment determined by the physician. Patients will be compensated once all visits have been completed.
Scar Revision with Lasers
Study participants must be between 18-60 years of age who have red, raised scars that are at least one year old. Participants will receive four laser treatments at 6-8 week intervals. Follow-up visits are required at 1, 3, and 6 months post-final laser procedure for evaluation.
Early Intervention of Lasers and Scars for Acute Burn Injuries
Study participants must be between 18-80 years of age who have sustained a burn injury within past three months. Participants must have moderate to severe burn injuries involving the face, trunk, arms, or legs.
All study participants will receive 3 laser treatments, each spaced one month apart. Follow-up visits are required at 1 and 6 months post-final laser procedure for evaluation. Study duration is expected to last one year.