IIT_Hematologic Malignancies Microbiota Biorepository (Stem Cell Transplant Recipients) - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?


We are doing this study as a means to collect and store samples and other data for future research on finding ways to treat cancer better.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Stem Cell Transplantation

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Key Eligibility

Adults aged 18-80 who have received or will receive a stem cell transplant at Duke.

The caregivers of people receiving these transplants can also participate.

For more information about who can join this study, please contact the study team at andrea.pires@duke.edu or 919-668-4978.

Age Group

What is Involved?


If you choose to join the study, you will:
- Have blood draws
- Give stool samples
- Have your skin swabbed
- Fill out questionnaires (optional)
- Complete tests to measure your physical function and abilities (optional)
- Complete a resting energy expenditure test (optional - this test involves wearing a mask for 10 minutes that measures how much oxygen you inhale and how much carbon dioxide you exhale)
- Use an iPhone, Apple Watch, blood pressure cuff, and scale to keep track of your activity and vital signs (optional)

If your caregiver chooses to join the study, they will:
- Have blood draws
- Give stool samples
- Have their skin swabbed
- Fill out questionnaires (optional)

Study Details

Full Title
Hematologic Malignancies Microbiota Biorepository
Principal Investigator
Cellular Therapy Specialist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00078566
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment