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People with African Ancestry Sought

NHLBI is seeking healthy volunteers with African ancestry, 18-50 years of age, to participate in a study researching the role of our genes in blood vessel regulation and blood diseases. Participants will provide a saliva sample in person or through the mail. Compensation may be provided. For more information, contact the Office of Patient Recruitment, 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Read about the study at Refer to study 16-H-0065.

NIAID Seeks Healthy Volunteers

NIAID researchers seek healthy volunteers, 18-50 years old, for an investigational vaccine study targeting RSV. Compensation is provided. For more information, call 1-866-833-5433 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Email or visit

People with Anxiety Needed

NIMH is studying people with anxiety and how they respond to stressful events. Researchers are seeking those with general anxiety, panic and/or social anxiety disorder. Study requires one to two outpatient visits to the Clinical Center. Compensation will be provided. For more information, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) and refer to study 03-M-0093.

Parkinson’s Disease Study

NINDS researchers seek volunteers who have had Parkinson’s disease for less than 5 years to participate in a study testing whether N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has a particular effect on brain chemistry. Researchers are evaluating whether NAC can protect the nerve cells in the brain that control brain movement. Compensation is provided. To learn about participating, call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) or visit Refer to study 17-N-0076.

Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer?

Have you been diagnosed with stomach cancer? NCI researchers at the Clinical Center need volunteers 18 or older with stomach cancer that has spread to the abdomen for a study at the Clinical Center combining surgery with heated chemotherapy as a potential new treatment for stomach cancer. For more information, call the Office of Patient Recruitment, 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Learn more online at Refer to study 17-C-0070.

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