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If you are currently pregnant, 18 or older, planning to deliver at UAB, and planning to breast feed, you may be eligible for our study. This study focuses on better understanding CMV, a common virus most people in the US are infected with by adulthood, its transmission through breast milk from mother to baby, and how the body protects itself from the virus. Participants will meet with study staff once a month for six months to collect non-invasive samples and answer a questionnaire. Samples collected include oral swabs from you and your baby, a small quantity of breast milk and a skin swab from you, and a urine and stool sample from your baby. Participants will be compensated up to $300 for completing the study visits and providing samples. Eligible participants may also qualify for additional sub-studies for additional compensation up to $800. For more information, please contact Amanda Rafferty at 205-975-3752 or email amrafferty@uabmc.edu.
We are looking for current pessary users to trial a new investigational pessary, which may be more comfortable and easier to use than your current pessary. Participants will be asked to: Continue to wear your current pessary for 1 month Be willing to use a study pessary for 3 months Attend 1-2 visits (at no cost to you) in addition to your pessary usual care Participants will receive: $300 ($100 gift card given for each extra visit and then at the end of the study) For more information call 205-934-5498
Participate in nationwide study to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (referred to as long COVID or post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2, also called PASC) or develop new or returning symptoms after the acute phase of SARS-CoV-2 infection. We need COVID-19 survivors from the Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama, and New Orleans, Louisiana, areas. If you are over 18 years old, not pregnant, and would like to take part in UAB’s study, email COVIDResearch@uabmc.edu to find out more.
August 08, 2022

Obese Adults Needed

Obese adults, age 25 to 45 years old, are needed to determine if the timing of salt intake affects blood pressure throughout the day. This study involves 12 visits over 8 weeks. Participants will be compensated for participation. You may not be eligible to participate if you have significant health problems, are pregnant, or are taking certain medications. Please contact Alexis at aelambert@uabmc.edu or call (205) 582-7761 if you are interested in learning more about this study.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, is conducting a 52 week research study to look into how well semaglutide once weekly medicine works at different doses in people with type 2 diabetes and overweight Qualified participants will receive study drug free of charge and may be compensated for time and travel. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please contact (205) 996-4015 or email at ccnrn@uab.edu.
Are you a Female and Experience a Loss of Urine with Urge and Frequency? Do you have Overactive Bladder with Urinary Leakage? To find out if you are eligible, please call at 205-934-1777 or email Dr. Russell Stanley at russellstanley@uabmc.edu. $200 Compensation will be provided.
Do you have infrequent or irregular cycles? or Do you have excessive hair growth on your upper lip, chin, chest, abdomen, buttocks, or back? If you are between 18 and 35 years old, and answered YES to any of the questions above you may qualify for this study. Benefits: Free physical exam, labs and ovarian imaging, Receive up to $600 for complete participation in the study. Help to improve our understanding of women's health. For More information Please call (205) 934-0877 or email slangan@uabmc.edu
Has your child been diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)? If so, he/she could be eligible to participate in a 6-month research study that is investigating whether changes in diet composition affect various health outcomes in adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. You will receive diet counseling and groceries at no cost. Compensation for participation will also be provided. For more information or to enroll in our study, please email alexlm@uabmc.edu or call 205-934-6299. Participants cannot be claustrophobic.
If you are 19 or older and an exclusive vaper (meaning only vaping and no cigarette smoking) who lives with someone that does not vape, or a non-vaper who lives with an exclusive vaper, then you may qualify for this study. The person who vapes/does not vape can be your roommate, partner etc. Potential participants will be screened prior to enrollment to ensure they are eligible. Once enrolled, participants will blow into a spirometer, which will measure their lung function and answer questions on respiratory symptoms. If you are interested, please email at rvlab1665@gmail.com or provide your details via this link: https://uab.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6ExuSQMcdg3AC8K and we will contact you. Thank you!
Recovering from a stroke? Still have problems with confusion, slow thinking, or memory? If so, you may eligible to take part in a study testing a new form of cognitive training designed to improve how quickly you process information and perform daily activities. The study pays participants $20 per training session on average. The training program, which requires several visits to UAB, can be tailored to fit your schedule. If you are interested, please call 205-934-9768 or email stacemc@uab.edu
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