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Study Subjects Sought

Healthy Volunteers Wanted

The NIA Laboratory of Neurosciences is seeking healthy volunteers ages 18 and older to participate in research studies. Participation involves full medical evaluation, psychological testing, and brain scans (MRI, PET). Procedures require approximately 13 hours and participants will be paid $300 to $500 depending on time involved. For more information, call 6-4754, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; or 6-4273, after hours.

Normal Children Sought

NIMH is recruiting healthy, normal behavior girls and boys ages 5-18 for a safe, non-invasive brain imaging study; Asian and Hispanic Americans are especially needed. They should not wear braces or have learning disabilities, and will be paid. Leave a message with day/evening phone numbers at 6-3175, ext. 2.

Memory Loss Study Recruits

Individuals with mild to moderate memory loss who are suspected to have Alzheimer's disease are sought by the NIA Laboratory of Neurosciences. For more information, call 6-4754 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; or 6-4273 after hours.

Injured on the Job?

Do you have a work-related upper extremity problem or injury, i.e., carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, or repetitive strain injury of the fingers, wrist, elbow or shoulder? USUHS is conducting a study that includes a $40 payment. Volunteers must be ages 20-60, seen by a physician within the past month and currently working. Call (301) 295-9659.

Adults with Down Syndrome Sought

Adults ages 18 and older who have Down syndrome are sought by the NIA Laboratory of Neurosciences to participate in memory and aging studies. For more information call 6-4754 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; or 6-4273, after hours.

Hormone Study Seeks Women

The NIMH Behavioral Endrocrinology Branch is seeking women who are postmenopausal (no menstrual period for at least 1 year) and medication free to participate in a study investigating the effects of hormones on behavior. Hormonal evaluation will be performed and payment is provided. For information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 6-9576.

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