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Bladder Pain Study Seeks Women With IC/BPS

a2p0114-200bWe are pleased to inform you that a research study is now enrolling women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS). The goal of this research study is to see how well an investigational study medicine works in women to reduce moderate to severe IC/BPS pain.

If you qualify for participation in this IC/BPS study, you may:

  • Learn more about your IC/BPS and ways to manage it
  • Receive at no cost to you study-related medical tests, procedures, and medicines 
  • Be compensated for study-related time and travel or have transportation provided

There is no cost to you, and you can participate even if:

  • The study doctor is not part of your health insurance network
  • You do not have health insurance

To find out more about this IC/BPS research study opportunity and to see if you may pre-qualify for participation, visit: http://www.BladderPainStudy.com/ICN-Jan.htm or call our research team toll-free at 1-866-303-5080.

We would like to give a special thanks to Jill Osborne for her commitment and dedication to the IC-Network as well as her support of MediciGlobal and clinical research.

Thank you for your interest in IC/BPS research.

Best Regards,

Haley Riker
The IC/BPS Study Resource Center
King of Prussia, PA

By |2017-01-31T13:15:06+00:00March 4th, 2014|Clinical Trials, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research|Comments Off on Bladder Pain Study Seeks Women With IC/BPS

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Heidi Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. As the editor and lead author of the ICN and the IC Optimist magazine, Jill is proud of the academic recognition that her website has achieved. The University of London rated the ICN as the top IC website for accuracy, credibility, readability and quality. (Int Urogynecol J - April 2013). Harvard Medical School rated both Medscape and the ICN as the top two websites dedicated to IC. (Urology - Sept 11). Jill currently serves on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Panel (US Army) where she collaborates with researchers to evaluate new IC research studies for possible funding. Jill has conducted and/or collaborates on a variety of IC research studies on new therapeutics, pain care, sexuality, the use of medical marijuana, menopause and the cost of treatments, shining a light on issues that influence patient quality of life. An IC support group leader and national spokesperson for the past 20 years, she has represented the IC community on radio, TV shows, at medical conferences. She has written hundreds of articles on IC and its related conditions. With a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacology and a Masters in Psychology, Jill was named Presidential Management Intern (aka Fellowship) while in graduate school. (She was unable to earn her PhD due to the onset of her IC.) She spends the majority of her time providing WELLNESS COACHING for patients in need and developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app! Jill was diagnosed with IC at the age of 32 but first showed symptoms at the age of 12.