Biologic Effects of Allostasis (Understanding Trauma and Injury) - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to get a better understanding of how several different factors influence our overall health. The factors we will study include:

  • Trauma
  • Social determinants of health (nonmedical factors that can influence health)
  • Allostatic load (wear and tear on the body)
  • Biological response to trauma
What is the Condition Being Studied?

Traumatic Injury

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults ages 18+ who:

  • Have been treated for a traumatic injury at Duke Health
  • Are enrolled in the Surgical Critical Care Initiative Tissue and Clinical Data Acquisition (TDAP) study

For more information about who can join this study, please contact the study team at

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you agree to be in this study you will:

  • Fill out questionnaires
  • Have your medical information collected
  • Have the biological samples you donated tested

Study Details

Full Title
Biologic Effects of Allostasis (A Pilot Study)
Principal Investigator
Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00112798
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment