Research Study at PPD Austin.

Up to $11,000 for Volunteers with one or more cardiac risk factors.

Study Information

  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of the study drug on inflammation in obese participants at risk of cardiovascular disease. 
  • The study drug is being developed as a potential treatment for inflammation. 
  • Generally healthy volunteers with some cardiac risk factors (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, Type 2 Diabetes, weight problems, BMI 30-40 kg/m2) are needed at this stage of research.
  • This is a research study and your participation is voluntary. You may stop participating at any time. 

Participant Qualifications

  • Generally healthy adults with some cardiac risk factors 
  • 18+ years old 
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30-40 kg/m2

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  • Non-Smoker/ non-user of nicotine containing products/ 30 days prior to dose 

Need to have 1 or more of the following:  

  • Controlled hypertension with no recent changes in treatment 
  • Hypercholesteremia (High LDL cholesterol or controlled with cholesterol treatment) 
  • High HDL cholesterol or controlled 
  • Controlled type 1 or 2 diabetes 
  • Health status is further evaluated by reviewing medical history, screening assessments, and visit with physician 
  • Available and willing to commit to study visit structure – You will be asked to stay in our clinic for 30 nights and return for 1 outpatient follow up visits



Total of up to $11,000

If you are interested in participating, please complete the contact form. We will follow up with more information and schedule a screening visit to see if you qualify. You may also call us at your convenience with any questions at 877-362-2608 and to schedule your screening visit.

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Austin Facility

7551 Metro Center Drive, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78744
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