Do you suffer from Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)? Can there be better treatments for HS?
Participate in groundbreaking research at UCSF and help us find out. 

Study overview



Research Topic

Hidradenitis Suppurativa causes and potential new treatments




UCSF Dermatology Clinic at Mount Zion Campus 

San Francisco, CA




$200 for completing the study 

What is the purpose of this study?

The main goal of this study is to develop a more effective treatment for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS). Participation in this study can also help researchers better understand what causes HS. 

Who can join?


You may be able to join if...

  • You are an adult female age 18 and older
  • Have been diagnosed with HS by a doctor
  • Have had a new HS boil on your skin in the last 2-3 months


You can't join if...

  • You cannot travel to UCSF in San Francisco, California

Frequently asked questions

What will participants be asked to do? 

You will be asked to:

  • Meet with the study team at UCSF to confirm that you can take part. 
  • Fill out a survey. It will ask you about your health history and background. It will take about 5 minutes. 
  • You will be asked to consider donating samples at a single study visit to the UCSF Dermatology Clinic.

Will participants be paid? 

You will get $200 if you take part in this study. 

Want more information?

Please click below and fill out our survey, or you can reach the study team by phone at 415-484-9012, or email at [email protected].