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SEAL Study: Stopping Eczema and Allergy

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Trial Objectives


Researchers want to know if it is possible to prevent infants from developing allergic conditions, such as food allergies, by keeping their skin well hydrated and healthy through a national research study called SEAL. Participants will be split into two groups; one group will be given a moisturizer to be used on the infants’ skin with specific instructions, while the other group will not be given any special instructions or products to use. The children participating will be followed for three years to track whether or not the child develops allergies.

Who Can Participate


Infants with dry skin or atopic dermatitis (eczema).

Age: Newborn to 12-weeks-old Gender Any

Estimated Time Commitment


Three years, with six clinic visits and weekly or monthly phone calls with researchers

Payment & Reimbursement


Payment Provided

Travel Reimbursement Not Available

Trial Contact


For more information, contact:

Jane Rice
303.398.1409

 

Susan Leung
303.398.1549

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Trial Location


National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors


National Institutes of Health

Principal Investigators

Donald Y M Leung

Donald Y M Leung, PhD, MD

Co-Investigators

  • Mark Boguniewicz

    Mark Boguniewicz, MD

  • Jessica Hui (Beckman)

    Jessica Hui (Beckman), MD

  • Bruce J. Lanser

    Bruce J. Lanser, MD, MPH

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