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Current clinical study opportunities

Are you interested in a clinical study below? Click on the study name to expand the dropdown for more information and to sign up.

For additional information and to find out how to participate, submit the request form online or contact our ARC Rheumatology clinic coordinators at 512-344-0362 with eligibility questions or if you have further questions about clinical trial operations in general.


  • Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (SCLE) and Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE)

    • We are currently enrolling patients in an SCLE and DLE study who:
      • Are between the age of 18-75 years old
      • Have SCLE, DLE and/or certain types of CLE for more than 6 months
      • Have active symptoms

    Sign up for SCLE and DLE study

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    • We are currently enrolling patients in an SLE study who:
      • Have active SLE
      • Are between the ages of 18 and 75 years old
      • Are taking 1 or 2 SLE treatments
      • Are taking 20 mg/day of prednisone or equivalent, if on an oral corticosteroid

    Sign for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus study


If you are interested in participating in any of the studies, please contact our ARC Rheumatology clinic coordinators at 512-344-0362 with eligibility questions or if you have further questions about clinical trial operations in general.