Researchers at Tuft Medical Center are seeking healthy volunteers to participate in a study of an investigational drug that may prevent tick bites.
Between 18 to 59 years old.
Have a history of severe reactions to tick bites.
Currently pregnant or trying to conceive.
The study involves a single dose of a human version of an investigational drug currently approved to prevent tick bites in dogs or a placebo.
Participation will involve 10 visits to Tufts Medical Center over the course of 301 days.
Laboratory raised ticks, tested to be free of all known human diseases will be placed on your arm in a sealed dressing twice during the study to test the ability of the drug to prevent tick bites.
Compensation: Qualified participants who complete all study visits will receive compensation up to $2,450.