Neisseria meningitidis can cause serious meningococcal (meningitis) disease. Even in healthy individuals, invasive meningococcal disease can rapidly lead to severe illness, and sometimes death. Meridian is conducting a research study for an investigational meningococcal vaccine.
Must be age 11 to 14 years (parent or guardian required)
Must NOT have received a prior immunization with any meningococcal vaccine
Must NOT have previously been ill with meningitis
May 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 decide if the study is right for your child.
You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling:
(912) 623-2240(Binghamton, Endwell, Macon & DC)
(402) 934-7563(Lincoln and Omaha)
Submit your information
Macon: Meridian Clinical Research, 5300 Bowman Rd., Macon, GA 31210
Hastings: Meridian Clinical Research, 2115 N. Kansas Ave., Suite 104, Hastings, NE 68901
Lincoln: Meridian Clinical Research, 4600 Valley Rd., Lincoln, NE 68510
Omaha: Meridian Clinical Research, 3319 N 107th St, Omaha, NE 68134
Binghamton: Meridian Clinical Research, 1290 Upper Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Endwell: Meridian Clinical Research, 415 Hooper Road, Endwell, NY 13760
Washington, DC: Meridian Clinical Research, 4850 Massachusetts Ave NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20016
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 my child benefit from this study?
Your child is 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 your child 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 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 child’s role in the study.
Will I receive compensation?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for your study-related time and travel. 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.