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Patient Recruitment

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Hematological Research Studies

doctor drawing a patient's blood

Doctors at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek healthy volunteers for a research study that is collecting bone marrow samples from healthy adults. Samples will be used for clinical research in the Hematology Branch and are indispensable for many research projects, including studies of normal and abnormal blood cells in the human body, blood diseases, the role of the immune system in marrow failure; and the genetic risk factors for aplastic anemia.

Who Can Participate?

  • Healthy Adults Who
  • Have a BMI less than or equal to 26 (calculate your BMI)
  • Are willing to undergo a bone marrow biopsy

Study Design:

  • You will have a physical exam and lab tests within 3 months of joining the study
  • All study procedures will take place at the NIH Clinical Center
    (The entire procedure takes 15 minutes. There are no limitations on your activity after the procedure is over)
  • You will receive compensation for your participation

The NIH Clinical Center is America's research hospital and is located in Bethesda, Maryland, on the Metro red line (Medical Center stop).

For more information:
NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment
800-877-8339 TTY / ASCII
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Or go online:
Refer to study # 07-H-0113

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

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This page last updated on 10/22/2021

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