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Vol. LVII, No. 22
November 4, 2005

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Are You a Trauma Survivor?
The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, seeks volunteers to participate in research studies that involve brain imaging. If you experienced an event such as physical assault, sexual abuse, accident, disaster or other trauma, you may qualify to participate. Compensation is available. For more information call Holly Giesen at (301) 435-8982 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Epilepsy Research Study
For people age 18 or older with documented epilepsy and an EEG without signs of seizures. This study will evaluate whether or not lack of sleep increases the usefulness of magneto-encephalography (MEG) in recording seizure activity. There is no cost for participation or any tests associated with the research.Transportation assistance is provided. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Se habla espaņol. Refer to study 04-N-0115.

Exercise Study Volunteers Wanted
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is looking for healthy, 18-45 year old men and women interested in completing an IRB-approved research project. Project entails completing a step test with knee bends, and blood draws on two other days. If interested call (301) 295-1371. Volunteers will be compensated for their participation.

Lyme Disease Study
Do you think you have Lyme disease? People with active Lyme disease are invited to participate in a study at NIH. Evaluation and treatment provided. For information call (301) 496-8412.

Healthy African Americans, Africans
Healthy African Americans and Africans with low white blood count needed. You can help researchers at NIH understand why individuals with low white blood count remain healthy. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) and refer to study 03-DK-0168. Compensation is available.

Weight and Insulin Study
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is conducting a study examining weight and stress responses to exercise in African American men and women between the ages of 18 and 45. Volunteers will be compensated for their participation. Call (301) 295-1371 or email

Research Malaria Vaccine Study
Doctors at NIH are conducting a study to test the safety of a research malaria vaccine and its ability to generate immunity. Males or non-pregnant females, healthy, between ages 18 and 50 and who have never been exposed to malaria may consider participating. All study-related tests and medicines are provided at no cost, and you are compensated. The research vaccine will not infect you with malaria. Call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 05-I-0133.

Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
If you have severe lupus or someone you love has severe lupus, call for study information: 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 04-C-0095.

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