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Vol. LXII, No. 19
September 17, 2010

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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.

Non Invasive Imaging: Healthy Volunteers

If you are a healthy volunteer and have not been diagnosed with heart failure or ailments, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will evaluate the accuracy of non-invasive imaging testing in assessing how the heart functions. Study participants will be required to travel to NIH for initial screening and will undergo an MRI or CT scan with iodine contrast. The study duration is approximately 24 months. All study-related tests and medications will be provided at no cost. Refer to study 10-CC-0153. Se habla español.

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. Refer to study 09-DK-0238.

Asthma Study for Adults, 18-65

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study with the drug DAS 181. The investigational drug is currently being studied as a potential treatment for the flu. The goal of the study is to determine if DAS 181 can safely be given to individuals with well-controlled asthma. The study will last between 6-12 weeks and there are a total of 12 visits required. In order to participate, you must have had well-controlled asthma for at least the past 3 months, not be allergic to milk or milk products and not be taking oral corticosteroids. Compensation is provided. Refer to study 10-I-0085.

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, 88-M-0131 and 03-M-0138.

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.

Study of Neck Pain

Are you a healthy individual with neck pain for 3 months or less? If you are between the ages of 18 and 65, you may be able to participate in a neck pain study and receive a comprehensive cervical musculoskeletal examination. Healthy volunteers are also needed. Email or call (301) 451-7514. Refer to study 02-CC-0245.

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