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Immune Response to Shingrix Vaccination

Immune Response to Shingrix Vaccination

The University of Washington Virology Research Clinic is studying how the immune system reacts to the shingles vaccine. If you are 60 years of age or older and have not yet received the shingles vaccine, you may be eligible. The study will last up to one year and involve 9 clinic visits. Procedures will include large volume blood draws, skin biopsies, and vaccination with the FDA-approved Shingles vaccine.Participants will be compensated $1100 for the entire study.Please call us at (206) 520-4340 or visit our website (https://depts.washington.edu/herpes/) for more information.

Participant Eligibility

We are looking for participants who:
– Are 60 years of age or older
– Have a history of chickenpox or shingles
– Do not have HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C infection


Kirsten Hauge
(206) 520-4340

Additional Study Details

Full Study Title
VZV-specific Tissue Resident Memory T-cells after Shingrix Vaccination

Study ID: STUDY00009255
Start Date: 02/05/2020
End Date: 12/31/2024

Christine Johnston, MD, MPH

Accepts Healthy Volunteers?

Study Site(s)

UW Virology Research Clinic

908 Jefferson Street Suite 11NJ-1166
Seattle, Washington 98104


Use the link below to send a message to the study coordinator, or call the number above to speak directly with a study representative.

I am interested in this research study.