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 ccfv@iwk.nshealth.ca or call 902-470-8141. Participants are compensated.

Effectiveness and safety of RSV prevention drug Clesrovimab compared to Palivizumab in infants and children at increased risk for RSV disease

Participants needed: Infants <1 year at high risk for RSV

This study is testing MK-1654 (Clesrovimab) in infants and children. Clesrovimab is being studied to see if it can prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in infants and children at higher risk of having severe RSV illness.

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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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Phase 1, observer-blind clinical trial of Shingles vaccine in adults 50-65 years old

Participants needed: 50-65

This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new Shingles vaccine.

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What do Healthcare Professionals and 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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Controlled Human Infection Model (pertussis)

Participants needed: Ages 18-40

CCfV is looking for healthy adult volunteers to participate in Canada’s first human challenge trial to better understand pertussis (whooping cough)

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