Clinical Trial Details

Short Title
Official Title

Targeting Inflammation to Treat Cardiovascular Aging in Humans 


Research Study to Investigate the Effects of a Common Anti-inflammatory Drug on Blood Vessel and Heart Function

 Healthy, non-smoking adults age 50-79 years and age18-39 years  are invited to participate in a research study to test the effects of the drug salsalate (similar to aspirin) to test blood vessel and heart function.  Your involvement will include; blood draws, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring, surveys, and tests of blood vessel function.  Compensation will be provided.   


Start Date
August 8, 2012
End Date
March 11, 2014
Gender Preference
Age Group
50 - 79 years
Principal Investigator
Gary L. Pierce, PhD
Contact Info

Veronica Howsare: (319) 467-5677

Department of Health and Human Physiology
Anti-Inflammatory Drug ; Blood Vessel Function ; Heart Function ;

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