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GERD Clinical Trials

Are you suffering from frequent acid reflux or heartburn? You could be living with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and you could qualify for one of our upcoming studies. Accord Clinical Research is currently enrolling participants to take part in GERD clinical trials in Port Orange, Florida.

Fill out the form on the right hand side of the page and see if you qualify for one of our upcoming GERD clinical trials →

man suffers from an episode of heartburn

Unable to take part in a study? You can still help us if you know someone who is interested in enrolling. You could earn $100 by referring someone who qualifies and participates in a GERD clinical trial through our Refer-A-Friend program. Click here to learn more about our Refer-A-Friend program.

To see if you qualify for one of our GERD clinical trials, you have two options:

  • Fill out our online form – It is simple and easy to fill out our online form (in the upper right hand corner of this page). A valid email and phone number must be provided so we can contact you about enrolling in a paid research study.
  • Give us a call – You can also give us a call if you have any other questions about the GERD clinical trials we conduct in Port Orange. Call us anytime between 7 AM and 5 PM weekdays at (386) 760-7272.

GERD is a chronic digestive disorder that causes stomach acid to flow back into your esophagus, creating discomfort. Although commonly confused with GERD, heartburn is actually a symptom, but not the same as GERD. People diagnosed with GERD may suffer from frequent heartburns however, and may use heartburn medication to manage these symptoms.

With more than 7 million Americans reporting the symptoms of GERD to their doctors, our team is committed to conducting ongoing clinical trials. You can help us improve our knowledge of this digestive disorder and develop better treatment options by participating in a clinical trial. This type of research can help you and millions of others improve your quality of life.

Do I Qualify for a GERD Clinical Trial in Port Orange?

Qualification criteria can differ depending on the study being conducted. For each individual GERD study conducted, there are unique qualification factors that must be met. Having a clinical diagnosis of GERD is not the only qualifying factor involved. This can be restricting, but it is an essential part of conducting research studies. Please call us at (386) 760-7272 with any questions you may have.

physician screens woman to participate in GERD clinical study

Here are some general qualification criteria to keep in mind:

  • You’ll need to have a clinically confirmed diagnosis of GERD in order to qualify for one of our clinical trials.
  • A history of substance or alcohol abuse within the last 5 years can make you ineligible to participate.
  • Volunteers who don’t have health insurance can still qualify to participate for one of our GERD clinical trials.
  • Applicants must be willing to comply with study-related procedures and clinic visits during a study

Please note that each clinical trial participant reserves the right to drop out of their research study at any time. If you want to learn more, then please click here to read about the rights and protections granted to any person participating in a study.

Not suffering with GERD? We conduct plenty of clinical trials at our clinic that need healthy volunteers too. Click here to learn more about our healthy clinical studies in Port Orange.

Compensation for Clinical Trial Participation

Our participants receive all study related care (including laboratory services, study medications and physical examinations) free of charge. Compensation for time and travel may also be provided to those who complete a study. It is important to note that compensation may vary depending on the GERD clinical trial you are enrolled in.

Please call us at (386) 760-7272 if you have other questions.

GERD Signs and Symptoms

Although heartburn and GERD are often confused with each other, it is important to know that heartburn on it’s own is not a chronic condition. However, it can be a recurring symptom that is triggered by acid reflux and GERD.

In addition to chronic heartburn, GERD does have several other symptoms to look out for. Common symptoms of GERD include:

  • Chronic sore throat
  • Experiencing peculiar hoarseness in the morning
  • Burping or belching
  • Laryngitis
  • Experiencing a sudden excess of saliva (known as waterbrash)
  • Chronically irritated throat
  • Experiencing a sour taste
  • Difficulty or pain when swallowing
  • Inflamed gums
  • Bad breath
  • Experiencing a sensation of food getting stuck in your esophagus (known as dysphagia)
  • Erosion of your teeth enamel

Please Note: If you have any questions about our GERD clinical trials or other research studies at Accord Clinical Research, please call us at (386) 760-7272. Our office hours are from 7 AM to 5 PM every weekday.