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Vol. LXII, No. 12
June 11, 2010
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Volunteers

Volunteers Needed for Personality Study

Would you describe yourself as adventuresome, daring and impulsive? Or are you quiet, reserved and reflective? Log on to learn more about this personality research study: https://live.datstat.com/brain_and_personality. Or call (301) 295-2288. Participants will be compensated.

Skin Study in Children

This study looks at how microbes such as bacteria and fungi contribute to skin diseases. Healthy children ages 2-12 without eczema or asthma who have a primary care physician and who are willing to travel to the Clinical Center are needed. Interested individuals who are eligible to participate will have their skin evaluated and sampled, as well as have a consultation with a board-certified dermatologist. A small blood sample will be collected. Qualified participants will receive compensation. For more information to see if your child qualifies, call 1-888-NIH-DERM.

Women’s Health Studies Seek Healthy Volunteers

Healthy women ages 18-65 are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to protocols 81-M-0126 and 88-M-0131 and 03-M-0138.

Midlife, Menopause Study Stopping Hormone Therapy

Women ages 45-65 who have taken hormone therapy for perimenopausal mood changes are invited to participate in an outpatient research study. There is no cost for participation. Compensation is provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to study 03-M-0175.

Postpartum Depression Research Studies

Women ages 18-45 who struggle with postpartum depression or who had PPD in the past are invited to participate in outpatient research studies. There is no cost for participation. Compensation may be provided. Call (301) 496-9576 and refer to study 03-M-0138.

Volunteer Smokers Needed

The Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program, NIMH, is looking for volunteer smokers with no current or history of psychiatric illness, between the ages of 18 and 65, to participate in a multitude of studies. Studies may include PET and/or MRI scans, psychological interview and neuropsychological testing, depending on the study you choose to participate in. Call (301) 435-8982 for more information.

Diet Induced Obesity

Healthy volunteers are needed for a study investigating the reasons why some individuals maintain their weight. The study looks at the response to different diets in relation to their metabolism. Consider participating in this study if you are 30-50 years of age, have a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5-23.0, and have a stable weight (less than 2 percent change in the last 6 months). All study-related tests and meals are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided. For information call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010). Refer to study 09-DK-0238.

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