Current Studies and Clinical Trials

The UnionDerm research team is currently engaged in multiple cutting-edge trials and studies. If you are interested in participating in one of our studies, please scroll down to “Participating in Future Studies” section at the bottom of this page to learn more.

1. A split-face comparative trial of microneedling with fractional radio-frequency vs. microneedling alone for treatment of acne scars of the face.

  • UnionDerm is conducting a research study to compare the effectiveness of an FDA-approved microneedling pen versus an FDA-approved microneedling with a radio-frequency device for moderate to severe facial acne scarring.  You may qualify if you:  Have moderate to severe facial acne scarring, have a darker skin tone, are 18 years of age or older, can commit to 5-6 visits over a period of 6-7 months. This study began in September 2020 and is still accepting participants.

2. A muscle toning trial with an electrical-stimulation device.

  • UnionDerm is conducting a research study to analyze the results of muscle toning with an electrical stimulation device. You may qualify if you are: A healthy male or female between the ages of 18-65 and can commit to 4 visits over the period of 2 weeks. This study began in October 2021 and enrollment is open.

3. A fractional laser for skin rejuvenation of the neck and chest.

  • UnionDerm is conducting a research study to evaluate the effects of a fractional laser for photo rejuvenation of the neck and chest. You may qualify if you are: Female under the age of 50 with mild-to-moderate photo aging (fine lines + wrinkles, and sun spots) on the neck and chest. Participants must be able to commit to 4 treatments at 4-6 week intervals. This study will begin Winter 2021 and is accepting candidates.

4. A comparative trial to determine the safety and efficacy of high-frequency energy in the lateral/posterior upper thigh/buttock region for improvement of cellulite appearance. 

  • UnionDerm is conducting a research study to determine the safety and efficacy of high-frequency energy in the lateral/posterior upper thigh/buttock region for improvement of cellulite appearance. You may qualify if you are: Female under the age of 60 with mild to moderate cellulite and must be able to commit to 2 treatments 4-6 weeks apart. This study will begin in January 2022 and we are currently recruiting participants.

 

PARTICIPATING IN FUTURE STUDIES

Study participants receive study-related exams, lab tests, and the investigational study medication or treatment at no charge. Additionally, participants are typically compensated for their time by the study sponsor.

For more information about participating in clinical trials at UnionDerm, please call us at (212) 366-5400 or email us at studies@unionderm.com. Please specify which study you are interested in.

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