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Minneapolis
13184 Mild /Mod & Severe Liver Impairment // 13184
Stay: 6 Night/7 Day Stay + 1 outpatient phone call
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-75
Compensation: $1550
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for Liver Impaired Referral
Study Overview:

The study medication is a single oral dose of an anti-cancer therapy.

Minneapolis
Baseline Screen for Diabetes //
Stay: No Stay required. 1 hour appointment only
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18- 85
Compensation: No Compensation
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount:
Study Overview:

Come into DaVita and get checked for Diabetes.  Free Kidney and Liver Screens are also available. 

Call today! 612-852-7004 or 612-852-7017

Minneapolis
#14116 Kidney Impairment // #13232
Stay: 5 Night / 6Day inpatient Stay, 1 outpatient appointment
Gender: Male
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: $1650
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for Kidney Impaired Referrals
Study Overview:

***Mild/Moderate/Severe Kidney impaired men***

Double Blind, placebo controlled study for an oral tablet medication being developed for the treatment of Gout.  

5 Night/ 6 Day Stay inpatient, with 1 outpatient follow upa appointment 

Minneapolis
#14190 Men or Women with Mild, Moderate or Severe Kidney Impairment // #14190
Stay: 4 Overnight Stays/5 Days plus 1 Follow Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 20-75
Compensation: $1400
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Participants in this study will receive a single, oral dose of the study medication that is being developed for the treatment of constipation caused by pain killers.  You do not need to have this condition to qualify for this study.  The purpose of this study will be to evaluate how individuals that have various degrees of kidney impairment process the study drug as compared to individuals with normal kidney function.

Minneapolis
#14190 Men or Women on Dialysis // #14190
Stay: Two Separate Stays Consisting of 4 Overnight/5 Days Each, Plus 1 Follow-Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 20-75
Compensation: $2650
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Dialysis patients participating in this study will have 2 separate stays at the clinic where they will receive 1 oral dose of the study medication at each visit.  This medication is being developed for the treatment of constipation frequently caused by the use of painkillers.  You do not need to have this condition to participate.  This study will examine how the body processes the medication, along with the effect of dialysis on the removal of the study drug from the body, in comparison to individuals with normal kidney function.  

Minneapolis
#1388 Dialysis Patients // #1388
Stay: 2 periods of 1 Night/ 2 Days with 27 Outpatient Appointments
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: $3500
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for Dialysis Patient Referrals
Study Overview:

The oral study medication is being studied for the treatment of protein energy wasting in Dialysis Patients. 

Minneapolis
#1318 Mild/Mod/Severe Liver Impairment // #1318
Stay: 4 Nights/5 Days & 8 Outpatient Appointments
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-70
Compensation: $2350.00
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for impaired patients/ $50 for Healthy
Study Overview:

Volunteers will receive a single oral dose of an anti-cancer study medication. All study-related care provided at no cost and no insurance is needed.

Denver
#14116 Men with Mild, Moderate or Severe Kidney Impairment // #14116
Stay: 5 nights/6 Days Plus 1 Follow-up Visit
Gender: Male
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: $1650
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

This new medication is being developed for the treatment of chronic gout and high uric acid levels. You do not need to have these conditions to participate in the study, as the purpose of the study will be to determine how the body processes the study drug, along with its safety and tolerability. Volunteers will receive one 15 mg dose of the study medication.

No health insurance is needed and all study-related care is provided.  

Denver
#14201 Men or Women with Mild or Moderate Liver Impairment // #14201
Stay: 4 Consecutive Overnight Stays/5 Days plus 1 Follow Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 20 - 70
Compensation: $1400
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

We will be studying how individuals with liver impairment process the medication to compare it to individuals with normal liver function.  We will also examine the medication's safety and tolerability. Volunteers will receive a single, oral 0.2 mg dose of the study drug on the first day of the study.  This medication is being studied to help with constipation that is often caused by taking strong pain medications called opioids.  You do not need to have this condition in order to qualify for this study.  

No health insurance is necessary to participate, and all study-related care is provided to you at no cost.

Denver
#14203 Men or Women with Mild, Moderate or Severe Liver Impairment // #14203
Stay: 9 Consecutive Overnight Stays Followed by 1 Follow-up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: $2600
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Volunteers for this study will receive a single, oral dose of four, 50 mg capsules of the study drug.  This drug is being studied for the treatment of various cancers, but you do not need to have this condition to qualify for the study, as the purpose of the study is to determine the proper dosage levels for individuals with liver impairment, as well as the tolerability of the study drug, as compared to individuals that have normal liver function.

Smokers must abide by the guidelines established by the clinic, and the study is limited to the number of smokers that will be enrolled, as well as the number of cigarettes that can be smoked each day.

All study related care is provided at no cost to you, and no insurance is necessary to participate.

Denver
#14179 Healthy Men or Women // #14179
Stay: 4 Consecutive Overnight Stays/5 Days plus 1 Follow Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 53-73
Compensation: $1350
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $50
Study Overview:

We are looking for 6 men and 2 women to complete a recent research study that compared the study drug in individuals with kidney impairment to individuals with healthy kidneys.

Volunteers will receive a single IV dose of the study drug, which is being studied for the treatment of serious bacterial infections, and to determine the correct dosage.  

To qualify, you must be healthy, on no medications, THC free, meet the age criteria and have a BMI between 23.1 - 34.7.  

No health insurance is needed to participate, and all study-related care will be provided to you at no cost.

Denver
#13184 Mild, Moderate and Severe Liver Impairment // #13184
Stay: 6 Over Night/7 Day Stay plus 1 Outpatient Phone Call
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-75
Compensation: $1550
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for a Liver Impaired Referral
Study Overview:

The study medication is a single oral dose of an anti-cancer therapy. You do not need to have cancer to participate, as the purpose of the study is to examine how the body processes the drug, as well as its safety and tolerability.

Volunteers will received all study-related care at no charge, and insurance is not needed to participate.

Denver
#1318 Liver Impairment - Mild, Moderate or Severe // #1318
Stay: 4 Over Night/5 Day Study with 8 Outpatient Visits
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-70
Compensation: $2350
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200 for liver impaired referrals
Study Overview:

Volunteers will receive a single oral dose of an anti-cancer study medication. You do not need to have cancer to participate, as the purpose of the study is to examine how the body processes the drug, as well as its' safety and tolerability.

All study-related care provided at no cost and no insurance is needed.

Denver
#14090 Mild, Moderate or Severe Liver Impairment // #14090
Stay: 3 Over Night Stays/4 Days plus 1 Follow Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18+
Compensation: $1250
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Volunteers for this study will receive a single, oral dose of the study medication, which is being studied to determine how it is metabolized and eliminated, along with its safety and tolerability.  Smokers must be willing to adhere to the smoking policies at the clinic, and while THC+ volunteers will be allowed in the study, the use of any products containing THC must be discontinued until you have completed all study visits.  No insurance is necessary to participate and all study-related care is provided at no charge to you.

Denver
#14190 Men or Women with Mild, Moderate or Severe Kidney Impairment // #14190
Stay: 4 overnight stays/5 days with 1 follow up visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 20 - 75
Compensation: $1400
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Participants in this study will receive a single, oral dose of the study medication that is being developed for the treatment of constipation caused by pain killers.  You do not need to have this condition to qualify for this study.  The purpose of this study will be to evaluate how individuals that have various degrees of kidney impairment process the study drug as compared to individuals with normal kidney function.

Denver
#14116 Men with Severe Kidney Impairment // #14116
Stay: 5 Nights/6 Days Plus 1 Follow up Visit
Gender: Male
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: $1650
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

This new medication is being developed for the treatment of chronic gout and high uric acid levels. You do not need to have these conditions to participate in the study, as the purpose of the study will be to determine how the body processes the study drug, along with its safety and tolerability. Volunteers will receive one 15 mg dose of the study medication.

No health insurance is needed and all study-related care is provided.  

Denver
#14190 Men or Women on Dialysis // #14190
Stay: 2 Separate Stays Consisting of 4 Overnight/5 Days Each, Plus 1 Follow Up Visit
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 20 - 75
Compensation: $2650
Smokers Allowed: No
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

Dialysis patients participating in this study will have 2 separate stays at the clinic where they will receive 1 oral dose of the study medication at each visit.  This medication is being developed for the treatment of constipation frequently caused by the use of painkillers.  You do not need to have this condition to participate.  This study will examine how the body processes the medication, along with the effect of dialysis on the removal of the study drug from the body, in comparison to individuals with normal kidney function.  

Denver
#13187 Men or Women on Dialysis // #13187
Stay: 17 Treatment Period Visits/4 Follow-up Visits. 3 of the Visits are Overnight Stays
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18+
Compensation: $2250
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

This study will look at how well the study drug is tolerated along with any possible side effects, including hemoglobin levels.  It is being developed for the treatment of anemia caused by chronic kidney disease.  

All study-related care will be provided at no cost to you and no health insurance is needed to participate.

Denver
Free Health Screen for Diabetes, Liver & Kidney Function //
Stay: No stay required. 1- 2 hour appointment
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18-85
Compensation: No compensation free test!
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount:
Study Overview:

Come into DaVita and get checked for Diabetes.  Free Kidney and Liver screens are also available. 

Call today! 303- 566-3082 or 303-566-3076.  No health insurance necessary.

Denver
Men or Women on Peritoneal Dialysis // #14003
Stay: 18 overnight stays/1 return visit OR can opt for daily visits to the clinic
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18+
Compensation: $3250/Outpatient or $4450/Inpatient
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

The purpose of this study is to understand how the body processes a study drug that is being developed for the treatment of low red blood cell count or anemia, that is common with chronic kidney disease.  You will receive one 5 mg dose of the study drug every morning for 14 days. Smokers must be willing to abstain from smoking when they are in the clinic, which would include overnight stays.  Volunteers can choose to NOT stay overnights, with the exception of 2 occasions: Day -1 to Day 2 and Day 13 to Day 17.  Finally, all volunteers are required to return to the clinic 8 days from the last dose of the study drug for a follow up visit.

Denver
Men or Women with Chronic Heart Failure // #14051
Stay: 17 weeks of participation. 3 overnight stays. Visits will vary
Gender: Male/Female
Ages: 18+
Compensation: $3150
Smokers Allowed: Yes
Friend Referral Amount: $200
Study Overview:

The study medication for this study is serelaxin, which is being studied as a treatment to improve the outcomes of patients with acute heart failure.  Volunteers will receive three 48-hour continuous IV infusions in 4 week intervals, with various follow up visits to occur throughout. Volunteers would be required to stay in the clinic overnight for these 3 visits.  Not all volunteers will be required to return for all visits.  No insurance is necessary to participate and all study-related care is provided at no cost to the volunteer.