Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) and Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris) Study

Now Open in Baton Rouge

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a common skin disorder. Symptoms can include flaky skin lesions and intense itching. An estimated 10% of adults and up to 20% of children suffer from atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis can unpredictably flare in adolescence and in adulthood.

Psoriasis vulgaris, also known as plaque psoriasis, is the most common form of psoriasis, and is characterized by disfiguring, scaling and plaques that may be painful. Plaque psoriasis is most often located on the scalp, trunk, buttocks, and limbs, including the elbows and knees.

People with atopic dermatitis or psoriasis vulgaris may be eligible to join this research study of an investigational medication. Eligible participants will receive compensation for study-related time.

Eligible participants…

  • Must be age 12 or older
  • Must have been diagnosed with mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis for at least 3 months; OR have been diagnosed with psoriasis vulgaris for at least 6 months
  • Will receive compensation for study-related time
  • Do not need insurance to join this study

For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for you.

You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (912) 623-2240.

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Study Locations


  • Baton Rouge: Meridian Clinical Research (Dermatology), 5326 O'Donovan Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Founded in 1999 in Omaha, NE, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services. Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For more than 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.