Sign Up for Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Studies

  • Clinical Trials are of two types, commercial and academic.
  • Commercial Clinical Trials are generally sponsored by the drug companies investigating the safety and effectiveness of their products.
  • Academic Clinical Trials are sponsored by the academic institution with the assistance of research grants from various sources, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through departmental research funds at numerous universities, to grants provided by foundations like HSF.
  • Any clinical trial that involves ‘interventions’ like drugs or surgical procedures should  be registered at

Please visit to search for trials on Hidradenitis Suppurativa.

From that site:

  • “ is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.”

The HS Foundation is pleased to make you aware of clinical trial opportunities as they become available.

Clinical trial opportunities can be searched on the website, by searching “hidradenitis suppurativa” as the key word.

All posted research opportunities have obtained ethical approval to conduct human subject research by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) in the United States, as required by law. The sponsor and investigator of a given study are responsible for compliance of regulatory requirements and the overall conduct of any research.

Of note to Industry

    If you are interested in posting a clinical research opportunity to the HSF website, please make note of the following requirements;

    1. The HSF logo, and Hope for HS logo, may not be used on any study advertisements per organization policies.
    2. All research must be approved by an IRB (Institutional Review Board).
    3. IRB approval of study and IRB approved advertisement must accompany your request for posting.
    4. Industry studies must disclose the sponsor.
    5. Principal Investigator and performing locations do not have to be listed on the ad, however, this information must accompany your request to HSF, for both industry and investigator initiated studies.
    6. Investigator Initiated Study – no fee for ad placement on HSF website.
    7. Industry Study – a fee is required for placement of your ad on the HSF website. This fee can and should be incorporated into your study advertising budget.