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Bladder Pain Study Seeks Women With IC/BPS

We 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 [...]

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

NJ Research Study Seeks Women With Vulvodynia

Given the high number of interstitial cystitis patients who suffer from vulvodynia (and/or prostatodynia in men), we think it's important to share related research studies and clinical trials that you might be able to participate in! Vulvodynia is one of the most frustrating conditions that I, for one, had to manage at a comparatively young [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:16:29+00:00February 20th, 2014|Clinical Trials, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research, vulvodynia|Comments Off on NJ Research Study Seeks Women With Vulvodynia

USA Study Seeks Women with Bladder Pain

We 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 [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:25:17+00:00January 10th, 2014|Clinical Trials, News, Research|Comments Off on USA Study Seeks Women with Bladder Pain

Canada Study Seeks Women With Bladder Pain

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc. is conducting a study of a new investigational medication, AQX-1125, for the treatment of interstitial cystitis. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of 6 weeks of treatment with once daily administration of AQX-1125, a single oral capsule, compared to placebo on average daily pain in subjects with interstitial [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:39:00+00:00October 24th, 2013|Clinical Trials, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research|Comments Off on Canada Study Seeks Women With Bladder Pain

LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions

This is the first of two clinical trial announcements released by the ICN today, both featuring clinical trials for interstitial cystitis. This first study is evaluating the use of LiRIS in the treatment of Hunner's lesions, aka ulcers. Early LiRIS pain studies found that some Hunner's ulcers were responding to treatment, a result we have [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:40:37+00:00October 17th, 2013|Clinical Trials, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Latest Research, News, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions

LiRIS® Clinical Trial Launched in USA & Canada for Interstitial Cystitis

TARIS Biomedical® has initiated a second Phase 2 study investigating LiRIS in women with Interstitial Cystitis. LiRIS is designed to continuously provide lidocaine over an extended period in the bladder. You may be able to participate! The study is currently active at 13 study centers across the United States and one in Canada, and will [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:41:09+00:00October 17th, 2013|Clinical Trials, Latest Research, Research|Comments Off on LiRIS® Clinical Trial Launched in USA & Canada for Interstitial Cystitis

Current Clinical Trials Listings

There are a few services on the web that provide listings of current trials. Clinicaltrials.gov, our favorite, is a service sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Centerwatch.com is an industry sponsored listing service. Efficacy Study of Adalimumab to Treat Interstitial Cystitis Intranasal Oxytocin for the Treatment of Pain Associated With Interstitial Cystitis Comparative Study Between Hyperbaric Therapy [...]

By |2013-04-05T11:15:10+00:00June 18th, 2012|Clinical Trials|Comments Off on Current Clinical Trials Listings

Federally Funded IC Research Centers

IC research is done at a wide variety of urology clinics. Many local and regional clinics participate in pharmaceutical company sponsored studies and/or may conduct their own research. Universities are the foundation for IC research not only for their access to excellent researchers but also large populations of patients who might participate. IC research centers [...]

By |2017-01-31T14:24:52+00:00June 5th, 2012|Clinical Trials|Comments Off on Federally Funded IC Research Centers

A New Medical Research Study for Women with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

Afferent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is conducting a medical research study at 18 research study centers in the US for women with moderate to severe Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS). The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, effectiveness and tolerability of an investigational medication (called AF-219) for the treatment of IC/BPS. AF-219 may relieve sensitive [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:09:55+00:00June 5th, 2012|Clinical Trials|Comments Off on A New Medical Research Study for Women with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome