My idea is that Bosley has clinics in all these cities. The trialist go to the Bosley clinic in his/her city, they take a biopsy (donor cells), and they send the biopsy to the ARI labs (Philadelphia or Atlanta or wherever). The cultured cells are sent back to the Bosley clinic for injection. And the followups also in the Bosley clinic.
This was my idea, but of course it could be that, as you suggest, the trialists had to travel to the labs for biopsy and for injection, and followups were done in the Bosley clinic. But in any case, if they are recruiting in DC, this means that there is a trial going on in DC, regardless of where do they take biopsies and make injectios. And the email should have specified.
The email doesn’t make sense. They answered that “we are not conducting trials in your area”, but even if the trialists had to travel to other city, this doesn’t warrant that answer.
It is irrelevant if they are conducting trials or not in your city, the proper subject is if they are recruiting or not, and the advertisement said that they were recruiting in DC. Well, in fact the advertisement said that they were “conducting a study in DC”.
so yes, you are right, the email doesn’t make sense. at all.
Maybe the trial was cancelled in DC???
» I live in the immediate DC area – about 7 miles from Washington. I gave
» them my address. Their email didn’t even say “not conducting trials in
» your area anymore.” It simply said they are not conducting trials in my
» area. It was a “form” email – not personalized.
» Spanish Dude – maybe they were only recruiting in all these cities (like
» DC), but doing the trials only in a couple of cities like Philadelphia and
» Atlanta, where ARI has labs…? After all it’s only about 2.5 hours from
» here to Philadelphia. And maybe now they have enough trialists?