Current Studies

Thank you for your interest in clinical research.

Below are links to our current studies that need volunteer participants. If you are interested in volunteering for a current study, or if you would like to be on our contact list for future studies, please contact or call 902-470-8141. Participants are compensated.

Adapting an Immunization Assessment Tool to increase adult immunization coverage in Canadian jurisdictions: An implementation case study

Participants needed: Adults in NS, PEI, or ON

The purpose of this study is to learn about the experiences, skills, resources, knowledge, practices, and adaptations of health and research leaders involved in adult immunization efforts and/or the use of Immunization Assessment Tools, as well as the perspectives of adult community members for whom provincial vaccine recommendations have been made in Prince Edwards Island, Nova Scotia, and Ontario. This study also seeks to learn what barriers exist in promoting immunization and assessing patients for suggested immunizations.

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RSVoyage Trial: A Maternal RSV Vaccine Study

Participants needed: 18-40

This clinical trial is evaluating an investigational vaccine that aims to protect babies from RSV. The trial is being conducted to see whether an investigational vaccine given to pregnant women may potentially help protect their babies during the vulnerable first few months by passing on immunity through the placenta.

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Immunogenicity and Safety of mRNA-1345, an mRNA Vaccine Targeting Respiratory Syncytial Virus, in High-risk Adults

Participants needed: Adult organ transplant recipients

This study will evaluate an investigational mRNA vaccine against RSV in immunocompromised adults aged 18 and older, including people who have received a kidney, liver, and/or lung transplant(s).

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Challenge Studies (Controlled Human Infection Model)

Participants needed:

Also known as controlled human infection models, human challenge trials are a type of clinical… Read More»

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Phase 3 Pneumococcal Vaccine Study for Children and Adolescents at High-Risk (STRIDE-13)

Participants needed:

Purpose STRIDE-13 is a pneumococcal vaccine research trial for children and adolescents with chronic disease… Read More»

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Furthering our Understanding and Response to Vaccine Hesitancy: A Multi-Phased Mixed Methods Study (Phase I: Interviews) 

Participants needed: 18 and older

What is the purpose of this study? The purpose of this research study is to… Read More»

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What do Parents/Families/Carers understand, need, or want to know about MenB vaccines?

Participants needed: Any

The purpose of this study is to learn what parents, family members, carers, or others understand, need or want to know about Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD), especially MenB and meningitis vaccines and how to improve the ways information is provided.

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