There are an estimated 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. each year. Up to 30% people do not present the bullseye rash associated with Lyme disease passed by infected ticks. Untreated, Lyme disease can lead to chronic joint inflammation, neurological symptoms, and more. Meridian is conducting a research study for an investigational vaccine for Lyme disease.
Must be age 18 to 65 OR age 5 to 17 (and accompanied by a parent or guardian)
Must not have a chronic illness related to Lyme borreliosis
Must not have received a tick bite within 4 weeks of the first visit
Will receive a study-related physical exam at no cost
May receive compensation for time and travel
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.
Submit your information
Meridian Clinical Research (UHS Primary Care)
1290 Upper Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will contact you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Please note: Health insurance is NOT required to join.
Will I (or my child) benefit from this study?
You (or your child) are not guaranteed to benefit from being in a clinical study. However, information gathered in this study may help uncover better ways to treat condition(s) for you and others worldwide.
Is participation voluntary after I submit my information?
Yes. Participation in a study is entirely voluntary. In the informed consent process, you’ll learn about the product being studied, your (or your child’s) role in the trial, potential side effects, tests that will be performed, and the number of visits required. You will need to sign an informed consent form to join the study only after you fully understand your role in the study.
Will I get a physical exam?
Participants will receive a physical exam. Participants may also receive specific exams or tests — the results of which will be shared with you.
Will I receive compensation?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for your study-related travel and expenses. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. Staff at the research clinic will discuss possible reimbursement with you.
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.