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Committed to the Science Behind Cutting Edge Skin Therapies

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What are Clinical Trials?

A clinical trial is a special study conducted on human volunteers that investigates the safety and effectiveness of a drug that is not yet approved in Canada. All approved drugs in Canada have to pass rigorous testing standards before they can be prescribed by a doctor.

Dermatology Research

If you have been diagnosed with any of the below conditions and your current therapy is not working, reach out to our research division to discuss an assessment. Depending on your condition and its severity, you may not need a referral to see our dermatologist.
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How do I participate in Clinical Trials?

Dr. Chuck Lortie welcomes all patients interested in clinical research afflicted with the following conditions:

  1. Eczema

  2. Psoriasis

  3. Palmoplantar Pustulosis (small and itchy water-filled blisters appearing on the palms of hands and soles of feet)

  4. Vitiligo (skin dyspigmentation)

  5. Alopecia Areata (small areas of hair loss)

  6. Prurigo Nodularis (extremely itchy skin causing bumps to form)

  7. Hidradenitis Suppurativa (chronic boils and sores that appear mostly in the groin and under the arms)

For more information, please feel free to reachout to our Research Nurse, Amanda:

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Park Derm Research Institute   8005 Emerald Drive, Suite #833 (3rd Floor)

Sherwood Park, Alberta T8H 0P1


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