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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccines

Your participation can help us learn more about preventing severe or acute illness from RSV. Find out today if the VANIR Study is right for you! Learn about a new investigational vaccine called MVA-BN-RSV and whether it can protect people from getting seriously ill from Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV. RSV can cause severe or […]


Innovative translational research uses biomarkers to accelerate or aid in diagnosis or monitoring and provide insight into “personalized” medicine. A biomarker is a quantifiable biological parameter (such as blood pressure, heart rate, blood and genetic test, and x-rays) that are measured and evaluated over time as an indicator of normal biological, pathogenic, or pharmacologic responses […]


Clinical trials that are conducted to find better tests or procedures for diagnosing a particular disease or condition. Learn more about enrolling in trials for Diagnostics.

Gastrointestinal System

Digestive diseases research for disorders of the digestive tract, which is sometimes called the gastrointestinal (GI) tract such as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Crohn’s Disease Ulcerative Colitis (UC). Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Diverticulitis. Learn more about enrolling in trials for Gastrointestinal System.

Rheumatology and Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) are a diverse group of conditions that primarily affect the joints, bones, muscle, and connective tissue such as Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Learn more about enrolling in trials for Rheumatology and Autoimmune Disorders.

Endocrine System

In the United States, the most common endocrine disease is diabetes. There are many others such as Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis to consider clinical trial participation. Learn more about enrolling in trials for Diseases of Endocrine System.


Studies range from genetic and molecular studies of the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease to studies of vascular properties, lifestyle interventions, and responsiveness to preventive pharmacotherapy. Learn more about enrolling in trials for Cardiology.

Major Depressive Disorder

Struggling to manage your depression? The RELIANCE Clinical Research Program is currently testing an investigational medication for people living with depression, or Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) You may be eligible to participate if you: Have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder and are currently experiencing depression Are between the ages of 18-65 years old To learn […]

Nervous System

Research aimed to further understand and treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. Learn more about enrolling in trials for Diseases of Nervous System.

Liver Disease

Latest research and new treatments for liver disease such as Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) and Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Learn more about enrolling in trials for Liver Disease.

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If you are interested in learning more or participating in any of our studies, please fill out the form below and our office will get back to you within 1-2 business days. 

*By signing up you agree to be contacted about clinical research studies by our company, its affiliates or partners. Typical methods of contact include phone calls, text messages, pre-recorded messages, emails, automated technology or postal mail. This includes if the number is currently on any Do Not Call Lists. As we contact you, your electronic record will be updated accordingly with current relevant health information. This consent is not required to participate in a clinical research study.

Melissa Belardo, APRN

Clinical Investigator

Melissa Belardo, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC), joins K2 Medical Research with more than a decade of clinical experience. She has served as an investigator in over 20 trials. Prior to clinical research, she held roles in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nurse education.

Melissa’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adventist University, followed by a master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University.

Melissa is a native of the US Virgin Islands’ and is fluent in both English and Spanish; Melissa has lived in central Florida for the past twenty years. When she’s not at work, you can find her volunteering at her local church and spending time with family.