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Study on Dopamine, Body Weight Recruits

NIDDK researchers are looking for healthy volunteers (ages 18 to 45) with BMI (body mass index) greater than or equal to 18.5 to participate in a study investigating how dopamine affects body weight and eating behavior. Participants must be able to visit the Clinical Center for up to 5 consecutive days to pick up food (or up to 5-day admission for meals) and then stay up to 6 days for inpatient testing. For more information, contact the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at (866) 444-2214 (TTY users dial 711) or ccopr@nih.gov. Visit online: https://go.usa.gov/xPTBn. Refer to study 18-DK-0132.

Experiencing Kneecap Pain?

Clinical Center researchers seek 18- to 55-year-olds with kneecap pain (patellofemoral or anterior knee pain) for a two-visit outpatient research study. Investigators are studying how muscle weakness around the knee may lead to changes in kneecap motion and pain. Compensation provided. Learn how to participate by contacting the Office of Patient Recruitment at (866) 444-2214 (TTY users dial 711) or ccopr@nih.gov. Refer to study 13-CC-0099. Online: https://go.usa.gov/xP5mr.

Tick Bite Study Recruits

NIAID is looking for healthy volunteers 18 years and older to learn more about how the human immune system responds to tick bites. Participants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and have no known history of Lyme disease, other tick-borne diseases or a known tick bite. To learn more, contact the NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at 866-444-2214 (TTY users dial 711) or ccopr@nih.gov. Refer to study #000331-I Online: https://go.usa.gov/xtunU.

Volunteers Needed for Taste/Smell Study

Investigators at NIH are seeking volunteers between ages 18 and 65 to participate in a study to better understand taste and smell alterations and how they differ in obese versus non-obese individuals. All study-related tests provided at no cost and compensation is provided. Contact the Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment at (866) 444-2214 (TTY users dial 711) or ccopr@nih.gov. Refer to study 000261-AA. https://go.usa.gov/xeuse.

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