Endometriosis clinical trials at University of California Health
2 research studies open to eligible people
open to eligible females ages 18-42
Randomized double blinded placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the impact of ovarian hyperstimulation on endometriosis-related symptoms and to evaluate the impact of letrozole use during ovarian hyperstimulation with respect to endometriosis-related symptoms, embryo/egg quality and quantity, and pregnancy rates.
open to eligible females ages 18-50
Vestibulodynia (VBD) is a complex chronic vulvar pain condition that impairs the psychological, physical, and sexual health of 1 in 6 reproductive aged women in the United States. Here, the investigators plan to conduct a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial to 1) compare the efficacy of peripheral (lidocaine/estradiol cream), centrally-targeted (nortriptyline), and combined treatments in alleviating pain and improving patient-reported outcomes and 2) determine cytokine and microRNA biomarkers that predict treatment response in women with distinct VBD subtypes. Positive findings from this study will readily translate to improved patient care, permitting the millions of women with VBD, their partners, and their clinicians to make more informed decisions about pain management.
Our lead scientists for Endometriosis research studies include Marcelle I Cedars.