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Studies for Wide Age Ranges

All of the studies below are seeking healthy volunteers from a broader than usual age range. The contact information for each study is the same: phone 1-800-411-1222 or TTY 1-866-411-1010. Use the study number to reference a particular protocol.

Volunteers age 21-75: Mood and Thinking Study # 02-M-0251(age 18-75); Effect of Stimulus on Motor Activity Study # 02-N-0024 (age 21-75).

Volunteers age 18-80: MRI Study # 97-H-0026; Cognition Study # 03-N-0017; Restless Legs Study # 03-N-0075; Somatosensory Studies # 92-D-0243; Motor Movement Study # 03-N-0266; MRI Tongue Study # 01-CC-0044; Investigations in Discourse Processing Study # 00-C-0096.

Volunteers age 70, 80, 90, 100: Oral-Motor Functions Study # 79-CC-0101 (age 6-85); Balance and Leaning Study # 03-N-0165 (age 20-90); Balance Study # 03-N-0183 (age 20-90); Motor Learning: Healthy Volunteers/Stroke Patients Study # 01-N-0220 (age 18-100); M2 Receptor Measurements in Aging Study # 99-M-0073 (age 20-100).

Volunteers 18 and over: NIDCD Taste and Taste Deficit Study # 01-DC-0230 (age 18 and over); Tongue and Swallow Study # 01-CC-0135 (age 21 and over).

Volunteers age 50 and older: MRI Evaluation Study # 02-M-0095; Evaluation of Eyes and Genetics Study # 03-EI-0155; Evaluation/Follow-Up Normal Controls/Memory Study # 95-M-0096; age 40 and older for Brain Function Study # 03-N-0224.

Volunteers up to age 70: Measures in Normal Controls/COS Study # 84-M-0050 (age 6-70); DLS Study # 01-E-0051(age 18-70); Normal Salivary Function Study # 94-D-0018 (age 20-70); Larynx, Voice Box Study # 03-N-0260 (age 20-70); Sequential Finger Movement Study # 02-N-0216 (age 21-70).

Have Uterine Fibroids?

Call NIH at 1-800-411-1222 for information on a study using a new medication for 3 months before hysterectomy. Study-related treatment provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. TTY: 1-866-411-1010, or email

Stopping Your HRT? Worried About Mood?

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is investigating whether mood, anxiety and irritability accompany hormone replacement therapy (HRT) withdrawal. Participants should be ages 45-60, with a past history of perimenopausal mood symptoms responsive to estrogen therapy (ET) or HRT, who are currently on ET or HRT and in good physical health. For information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

WRAIR Needs Volunteers

Volunteers ages 18-45 are needed for a 7-month dengue vaccine research study at Walter Reed. The purpose is to study the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational vaccine. Health screening and financial compensation provided. Call 1-866-856-3259 or (301) 319-9335/9320 or visit

Study Needs New Moms

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking new moms who are experiencing low mood, sadness or crying spells; anxiety or excessive worrying; difficulty bonding with your baby. NIMH is conducting studies to understand the role of hormones in the treatment of postpartum depression. Study includes medical and psychiatric evaluations and study medication at no cost. Participants should be medically healthy and not currently taking any medications. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Female Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking female volunteers ages 18-55 to participate in studies of the effects of menstrual cycle hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers must have regular menstrual cycles with no changes in mood in relationship to menses, be free of medical illnesses and not taking any hormones or medication on a regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be offered participation in one or more protocols. Payment will be in accordance with the duration of each visit and the type of protocol. For more information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Normal Volunteers Needed

The Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH, is looking for normal volunteer college-educated men and women between the ages of 30 and 55 for a 2-day outpatient study of variables that might be related to the cause of schizophrenia. The study includes MRI, neurocognitive testing and a neurological exam, among other things. A stipend is available. Call 1-888-674-6464 for more information.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

Tell us your rheumatoid arthritis story, by participating in a medical research study at NIH. You can participate in this study if you are 18 years old or older and diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. All study-related tests are provided at no cost, and you will be compensated. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). You can also email us at

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