NICHD conducts and supports a variety of clinical research related to endometriosis. Select one of the following links to learn more about these projects.
- Evaluation of Women With Endocrine and Reproductive-Related Conditions
This trial helps physicians learn how to evaluate women with endocrine disorders such as endometriosis.
- Chronic Pain Risk Associated With Menstrual Period Pain (CRAMPP)
Investigators will research whether oral contraceptives can effectively reduce the risk of developing chronic pelvic pain in women with dysmenorrhea (painful periods).
- Vestibulodynia: Understanding Pathophysiology and Determining Appropriate Treatments
Researchers will conduct a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial to compare treatments for vestibulodynia, a vulvar chronic pain condition, and study biomarkers that may help predict the pain response of women with this condition.