Volunteer for Clinical Studies
Healthy volunteers help NIAID to evaluate treatment and prevention options for a wide range of diseases and conditions in our mission areas. Help us to improve human health.
Joe Rocco, M.D., is an assistant clinical investigator in the Lab of Immunoregulation. Joe explores cytokine storm syndromes, specifically hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a severe hyperinflammatory disease with high mortality.
NIAID-funded basic and clinical studies helped establish the fundamental knowledge necessary for the private sector to develop protein vaccines. These vaccines are safe and effective at preventing severe RSV in some target populations.