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San Diego IC Study Seeks Paid Volunteers To Donate Blood

Chronic Interstitial Cystitis Study – San Diego, CA

As part of a clinical research study, we are collecting blood and urine samples from female volunteers who have been diagnosed with chronic Interstitial Cystitis for atleast 4 months.

Procedures for this single, one hour study visit, will involve providing health/personal information, blood and urine sampling. Participants will receive $100 compensation at the time of the visit.

To find out if you qualify or for further information call:

Tracy Savra

858-847-0117, ext 214

By |2017-01-18T12:03:03+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Clinical Trials, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on San Diego IC Study Seeks Paid Volunteers To Donate Blood

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.