The National Institute of Health has ongoing research studies involving Cushing’s. If patients fit into an existing research protocol, evaluation and treatment is free of charge. Interested patients or physicians can call the NIH recruitment line at 800-411-1222.
Patients with demonstrated high cortisol and no visible pituitary or ectopic tumor may be eligible an imaging study being conducted by Dr. Lynette Nieman. Use this form to learn more:
Pediatric patients with demonstrated high cortisol may be eligible for pediatric studies. Contact Meg Keil using this form:
Clinical Trials Database
The NIH also maintains a database for NIH studies and those underway at other centers (www.clinicaltrials.gov).