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Department of External Affairs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2011
Contact: Karen Tripmacher

Assistant Director

Community Relations & Special Projects

(516) 663-2234


WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL CLINICAL TRIALS CENTER SEEKING VOLUNTEERS WITH IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Clinical Trials Center and Bhawna Halwan, MD, Attending Physician from Winthrop’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, are seeking volunteers with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome for a clinical research study to test the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication.

To qualify for the 19-week study, participants must be 18 to 79 years of age, experience moderate to severe pain in the abdomen, and have 28 stools over a seven-day period. Eligible participants will receive medical care with study-related medications at no cost to them and do not need health insurance to participate in the study. Compensation for time and travel may also be available.

To find out if you qualify or for further information, please call the Winthrop-University Hospital Clinical Trials Center at (516) 663-9582 or e-mail clinicaltrials@winthrop.org.

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