• Thanks for the important work you are doing. 

    ALL of you are great.

    -Jolene, Study Participant
  • It is a pleasure working with such a dedicated research team 

    and I would definitely like to collaborate with your site on future trials. I sincerely appreciate all of the efforts made to date on our studies!

    -GSK Monitor
  • Very pleasant and friendly staff.

    They are very considerate to make every effort to make me comfortable.

    -Ralph, Study Participant
  • I am never anxious on visits; 

    very helpful staff.

    -Donald, Study Participant
  • The staff is extremely welcoming and supportive

    Everyone is aware of their responsibilities, knowledgeable of research and very cooperative. The entire organization is well run from the top down. This is my favorite site to work with!

    -Novum Monitor
  • Everyone is friendly and very informative.

    They explain all procedures and why. The staff is courteous and friendly and they listen. They ask often if you need anything, are friendly and smiling. A smile always goes a long way, even when you don’t feel like smiling.

    -Diane, Study Participant
  • Awesome!

    -GSK Monitor
  • Well executed, punctual. 

    Good job, keep up the good work.

    -Joel, Study Participant
  • Laura R, Dr. Holcomb and the rest of the staff are super professionals! 

    Happy to be part of this study; will recommend this clinic to others!

    -Lou, Study Participant
  • Study Coordinators were very responsive to my emails 

    and requests for study questions. Staff at the site is very friendly and accommodating. Patients' charts are very well organized and complete

    -Quintiles Monitor
  • Wonderful!

    Everyone is so friendly each time I have an appointment.

    -Gloria, Study Participant
  • Lisa Lopez and the entire staff are extremely professional, courteous, welcoming, etc. 

    I never felt I was in a doctor’s office; it felt like being at home.

    -Sara, Study Participant
  • The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. 

    Principal Investigator was available to meet and showed oversight in source. Data and regulatory binders were clean and well maintained.

    -Wyeth Monitor
  • The staff is upbeat, friendly and positive. 

    Very willing to make the testing sessions as comfortable as if one is at home. The staff treats me with care, compassion and understanding.

    -Mary Ann, Study Participant
  • This site does quality work 

    and pays attention to detail. Data corrections are usually handled quickly. All staff seem organized and are conscientious about their work.

    -Sanofi Monitor
  • Educational, pleasant, concerned with my health, 

    as well as the study performance. A combination of professional and a concerned family.

    -Michael, Study Participant

Allergies to Ragweed

Future Studies

About Allergies to Ragweed

Ten percent of Americans have ragweed allergy. Additionally, if you are allergic to an inhaled allergen such as cat dander, mold or dust, there is a 75% chance that you will also be allergic to ragweed. Some persons may also have what is known as the Oral Allergy Syndrome, which is characterized by itching of the mouth after eating foods that share antigens with ragweed. These foods include melon, zucchini, sunflower seeds, bananas and cucumber.

Pollen grains of ragweed are very small and are spread by the wind. A single plant produces a billion pollen grains. In the San Antonio/Hill Country region we see the first ragweed pollen at the end of August. Counts can be as high as 2000 grains per cubic meter, which is considered extremely high. Once ragweed begins pollinating, you can expect symptoms to last from six to eight weeks. 


We are not currently enrolling for this indication at the present time, but please feel free to register for our studies online and we will contact you when we have a study available.