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RSV Vaccine Pediatric Study

A study evaluating a nasal spray vaccine for infants and children

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) is a common seasonal virus. Infants and children are at greater risk of acquiring RSV because of their maturing immune system and lack of prior exposure. Most of the time it causes a mild illness like a cold, but for some children RSV leads to a more severe lung problem.

Unfortunately, 2-3 infants out of every 100 with RSV infections become hospitalized.  In fact, each year in the United States an estimated 58,000 – 80,000 children younger than 5 are hospitalized due to RSV infection.

Please complete the form below if you would like to learn more about participating from our team, or give us a call at (615) 329-2222 with any questions.

RSV Vaccine for Infants and Children

Please share your name and contact information so that we can speak with you about the study, answer any questions, and plan an initial visit.

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The purpose of this global study is to further evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a research nasal RSV vaccine compared to a placebo. The study will last approximately 24 months.

Currently there are two FDA approved vaccines for RSV, both for adults 60 and older.

  1. RSV surveillance by parents for two RSV seasons (via phone/email etc.)
  2. Three office visits and additional illness visits if necessary
  3. Two or more blood draws
  4. Two nasal administrations of research vaccine/placebo
  1. Children ages 6 months to <22 months are currently able to participate, and we will soon open enrollment to children 2-years to 5-years old.
  2. Participants and parents/guardians who are able to attend all scheduled visits
  3. Generally in good health

You may call our office at 615-329-2222 and speak with our team or fill out the brief form below.

Our team will need to speak with you to determine your interest and to see if your child qualifies.

The phone call will take about 10 minutes or less and an appointment can be made.  There are no obligations if you inquire.  There is no cost and compensation for expenses may be available.