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Clinical Research Studies in the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases

Established in 1942, the NIAID Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID) has a long history of discovering new agents of viral diseases and developing innovative vaccines and treatments. The following are examples of Food and Drug Administration-approved medical advances in which LID scientists played a crucial role:

  • FluMist, a nasal spray influenza vaccine licensed by MedImmune
  • Synagis, a preventative treatment for respiratory syncytial virus licensed by MedImmune
  • Havrix, a hepatitis A vaccine licensed by GlaxoSmithKline


If you are interested in volunteering to participate in a clinical trial, contact the NIH Patient Recruitment office.

Call toll free: 800-411-1222 (TTY: 866-411-1010) Se habla español.


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Current LID Clinical Research Studies Seeking Volunteers

LID clinical research teams could not make medical accomplishments without volunteers. We invite you to help us continue making potentially lifesaving medical discoveries. The following trials are seeking volunteers:

Last Updated August 25, 2015

Last Reviewed April 16, 2013