ARC Rheumatologists seeking study volunteers

ARC Rheumatologist seeing a patient during a clinical study

12/23/22 – All studies now closed to new participants

ARC Rheumatologists are actively seeking volunteers for six new clinical research studies. They are looking for participants with one of the following: psoriatic arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, or Sjogren's syndrome. All study participants must be 18 or older. Other criteria are based on the individual study. Your participation can help find an effective treatment and benefit even more patients in our community.

Current studies

These are the current studies for which ARC Rheumatologists and ARC Clinical Research are seeking participants. If you are interested in one of these study opportunities, information can be found on the page with the condition in question.

Arthritis Clinical Studies

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis with back pain

Lupus Clinical Studies

  • Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) and discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

Sjogren's Syndrome Clinical Studies

  • Sjogren's syndrome

Spine Clinical Studies

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

Future studies

In addition to these current studies, the following studies will become available within a few weeks to a few months. These can all be seen on the Upcoming Studies page.

  • Psoriatic arthritis (PSA)
  • Psoriatic arthritis study
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis study

Volunteer today

To learn more about these studies, and to request to participate, visit ARC Clinical Research or contact the ARC Rheumatology Clinical Research coordinators at 512-344-0362. Both ARC patients and non-ARC patients who fit the trial eligibility requirements are welcome. All study-related expenses and medications will be provided at no expense to patients who qualify.

ARC Clinical Research

At Austin Regional Clinic Clinical Research, our mission is to provide exceptional care. As part of our commitment to this mission, we developed a medical research organization that participates in clinical research programs to look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat diseases that may benefit patients in our community.

Clinical Research is at the heart of all medical advances and contributes greatly to improving the quality of medicine that is available to you, and your loved ones. The health of millions has been improved because of people just like you who have volunteered in clinical research.

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