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MODEL Study: SB-01, A Study Drug for People with Degenerative Disc Disease in the Lower Back of the Spine

(IRB#: IRB_00154298)

Degenerative disc disease can occur in the lower back of a persons spine. This disease can cause severe back pain and cause disability. SB-01 is a study drug to help people with this disease. Research is needed to study the safety and effectiveness of this drug. The information we gain may aid future patients.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Volunteers with special conditions
  •   In Person
  • Paid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Volunteers with special conditions

   Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ages 18 years and older
  • Back pain greater than the worst leg pain
  • Diagnosis of one- or two-disc degeneration
  • Chronic low back pain and related disability for at least 6 months with at least 3 months prior to treatment
  • Must practice effective contraception during the first 3 months of follow-up (male and female)

Exclusion Criteria

  • Low back injections within 4 weeks of participating
  • Any other lower back procedure
  • Spine surgery
  • Fracture of the lower back
  • Arthritis of the spine (Spondylolysis)

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

PRM Research


IRB#: IRB_00154298

PI: Zachary McCormick

Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Approval Date: 2023-07-05 06:00:00

Study Categories: Bone and Muscle Studies

Specialties: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Last Updated: 6/8/23