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Vol. LX, No. 3
February 8, 2008

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The phone numbers for more information about the studies below are 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) unless otherwise noted.

Dry Mouth

Do you have dry mouth after treatment for head and neck cancer? Participate in an NIH clinical research study.

Coronary Artery Disease

Have you had a heart attack, angioplasty or bypass surgery? Participate in an NIH clinical research study. Compensation is provided.

Kidney Disease Biomarkers

Do you have diabetes and early kidney disease? Consider participating in an NIH research study to try and improve treatment.

Diabetes Type 2 in Adolescents

Type diabetes study for adolescents and young adults. Compensation will be provided.

Healthy African-Americans

Healthy African-Americans or Africans 18 years and older are needed for blood count study at NIH. Compensation is available.

Allergy Clinic

NIH Pediatric Clinic, Allergy and Asthma care (ages 3 months to 18 years). Allergy and asthma study.

Healthy Children Needed for Study of Brain Development

Male and female children ages 3-12 are needed for an NIMH study of typical brain development. Participants must be in good overall physical and mental health. Study participation includes several hours of cognitive testing and a structural MRI scan. Monetary compensation is provided. If interested, contact Samantha White at or (301) 435-4509.

Study of Genes, Aging and Cognition

Healthy volunteers, over the age of 55, are needed for a study of the genetics of aging and cognition. Participation requires a blood draw and non-invasive clinical, neurological and cognitive testing procedures. No overnight stays. No medication trials. Compensation is provided. Call Bobby Das at (301) 435-4593 or email Refer to protocol 00-M-0085.

Vascular Disease Study Recruits

Healthy African-American and Caucasian women are needed for a study investigating the effect of the American diet on vascular disease risk. The study will look at the effect of fat in the blood before and after a meal. Volunteers must be nondiabetic, premenopausal women between ages 18 and 49. Study requires 3 outpatient visits followed by a week of daily visits to NIH for breakfast, weight measurement and meal pick-up. Compensation is provided. For information call (301) 402-7119. Refer to protocol 07-DK-0163.

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