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October 21, 2016
Vol. LXVIII, No. 22

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Volunteers

NIAAA Recruits Drinkers

NIAAA invites volunteers, 21-60 years of age, who drink more than 15-20 alcoholic beverages per week to participate in a study researching whether a medication reduces drinking. Research participation includes 4 outpatient visits that consist of alcohol self-administration, brain scans (MRI), blood draws and filling out questionnaires. Compensation may be provided. For more information, call (301) 827-0905. Refer to study 16-AA-0037.

Youngsters with Chromosome Variation Needed

The NIH Behavior and Brain Imaging Research Study is currently enrolling children and young adults (5-25 years old) with an XYY chromosome variation. Participation includes an initial 2-day outpatient visit and a visit every 2 years to the Clinical Center. Compensation, transportation, lodging and meal allowance provided. For more information, contact Jonathan Blumenthal at jb364e@nih.gov or (301) 435-4516.

Imaging Study Needs Males

NIMH is currently seeking healthy male volunteers, 5-25 years old, to participate in a study: Brain Imaging of Childhood Onset Psychiatric Disorders, Endocrine Disorders and Healthy Volunteers. There is one initial outpatient visit to the Clinical Center for a physical, blood work, cognitive testing and MRI scan of the brain and return visits every 2 years. Compensation is provided. For more information, contact Jonathan Blumenthal at jb364e@nih.gov or (301) 435-4516.

Study Seeks Healthy Adults

Healthy older adults ages 55-75 are invited to participate in an outpatient research study investigating the benefits of omega-3 oil and blackcurrant supplements on vascular health. The goal of the study is to determine whether the supplements improve blood flow and blood vessel function that can affect your heart. Eligible participants must be medication-free and in good general health. The study will be carried out in an outpatient clinic and includes 4 visits over 6 months. Compensation is provided. For more information, call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) and refer to study 14-NR-0034.

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