SEAL Study: Stopping Eczema and Allergy

Trial Objective

preventing allergies in infantsResearchers want to know if it is possible to prevent infants from developing allergic conditions, such as food allergies, by keeping their skin well hydrated and healthy through a national research study called SEAL. Participants will be split into two groups; one group will be given a moisturizer to be used on the infants’ skin with specific instructions, while the other group will not be given any special instructions or products to use. The children participating will be followed for three years to track whether or not the child develops allergies.


This trial is active and currently recruiting.

Who Can Participate

Infants with dry skin or atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Age: Newborn to 12-weeks-old    Gender: Any Gender

Estimated Time Commitment

Three years, with six clinic visits and weekly or monthly phone calls with researchers



Trial Contact

For more information, contact:

Ashley Kohlhepp

Jane Rice

Susan Leung

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Trial Location

National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors

National Institutes of Health

Principal Investigators


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