Get By on Little Sleep?
To complete a sleep study, NIMH is looking for male and female
volunteers ages 20-30 who routinely sleep 6 or fewer hours nightly.
Volunteers must have no sleep disturbances or insomnia, plus no
history of mental illness. Volunteers must be in good general health
and not taking any medications or birth control pills. The study
requires living on the research unit for 4 consecutive days.
Compensation is available. For more information call 496-6981.
Healthy Women Sought
Healthy postmenopausal women are needed to participate in a study
of normal blood. To be eligible, you must have had no abnormal
bleeding or clotting in the past. Participants must be willing to stay
off any hormone treatment for 9 months and to give small blood
samples. The study involves no hormones or medications.
Compensation is provided for each blood draw. For more
information, call 1-800-892-3276.
Have Sickle Cell Anemia?
NIH, in an attempt to better understand sickle cell anemia, is seeking
adults with this ailment to help with research studies. Volunteers will
be paid. For more information, call the Clinical Research Volunteer
Healthy Volunteers Needed
The Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, NIMH,
seeks right-handed men and women ages 20-40 to participate in an
fMRI study on the visual processing of faces. Volunteers should
have no history of medical or psychiatric disorders, and should not
be taking prescription medication (including birth control pills).
Volunteers must have normal vision or wear contacts. Participation
requires a 2-hour screening interview, a followup visit and a 3-hour
visit for fMRI scan. Participants will be reimbursed. For more
information, call Lauren Weinstock or Neil Santiago at 496-8381.
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