• Laboratory Evaluation of Neuropathic Pain
Are you between 7 and 13 years old and healthy? We seek children between the ages of 7 and 13 to participate as a healthy comparison group for a research study on painful neuropathy. You cannot have diabetes. This study involves a single visit to Massachusetts General Hospital during which you will have one punch skin biopsy the size of a pencil tip removed from your lower leg under local anesthesia. $50 for participation plus free parking at MGH is offered. For more information please contact the Nerve Injury Unit at 617-726-9391 or email us at NerveUnit@partners.org. IRB#99-9042
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Heather M Downs
Phone  – 726-9391