Migraines are a common and debilitating neurological disorder that affect approximately 15% of the adult population. Typical characteristics of the headache are unilateral location, pulsating quality, moderate or severe intensity, aggravation by routine physical activity, and association with nausea and/or photophobia and phonophobia.
If you suffer from migraines, you may be eligible to join this research study
Must be age 18 or older
Must experience 4 to 14 migraines per month
Must have started getting migraines before turning age 50
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.
Meridian enrollment specialists are also available by phone at (402) 934-7563.
Meridian Clinical Research
1410 N 13th St, Suite 5
Norfolk, NE 68701
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.
You may not be eligible for this study if you…
Have difficulty distinguishing migraine attacks from tension-type headaches.
Have more than 15 headache days per month.
Have received supraorbital nerve blocks in the prior 4 months.
Have received Botox treatment in the prior 4 months.
Have had modification of a migraine prophylaxis treatment in the previous 3 months.
Are diagnosed with other primary headache disorders, except rare (< 4) tension-type headaches per month.
Are diagnosed with secondary headache disorders including Medication Overuse Headache.
Abuse opioids or use recreational or illicit drugs or have had a recent history (within the last year) of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence.
Have a metallic or electronic device implanted in your head.
Have a cardiac pacemaker or implanted or wearable defibrillator.
Are currently participating or have participated in a study with an investigational compound or device in the last 30 days before the first screening visit.
Will I benefit from this study?
You 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 role in the trial, potential side effects, the tests being performed, and the number of visits required. You may 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?
If you join the study, you will receive a physical exam. You 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 compensated for your 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 compensation or reimbursement with you.
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About Meridian Clinical Research
Founded in 1999, 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.
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