This page includes a review of current studies and resources for patients looking for more information on clinical trials for Cushing’s Disease and Cushing’s Syndrome. It will be updated as new studies come to our attention.
National Institute of Health
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 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Pediatric patients with demonstrated high cortisol may be eligible for pediatric studies. Contact Meg Keil (email: email@example.com).
Clinical Trials Database
The NIH also maintains a database for NIH studies and those underway at other centers (www.clinicaltrials.gov).