Haley Herfurth

Haley Herfurth

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Do you have High Blood Pressure? Help us find out what is the right time to take blood pressure medication. You may be eligible to participate in the PRECISION-BP research study about the effects of Sacubitril/Valsartan or Valsartan on your body’s 24-hour rhythm of a hormone in your blood called natriuretic peptides. This hormone and the study medications are related to the heart. Eligible participants must be obese (BMI: 30-45 kg/m2) men and women, have high blood pressure and have no history of heart problems or kidney problems. The study involves wearing a blood pressure monitor for 24-hours, 24-hour inpatient visits, taking medications, and collecting blood and urine samples. Meals will be provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated $560 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at PRECISION-BPSTUDY@uabmc.edu or call us at 205-934-7173 if you are interested.
Healthy volunteers between the ages of 14 and 45 needed for research on psychosis spectrum disorders. Study procedures include: three MRI scan visits and two office visits over the course of 16 weeks, a clinical interview, memory, thinking, and concentration evaluations, and optional blood draws. Each of the five study visits will take approximately 3 hours. Compensation is up to $530. If interested please contact a member of our research staff at (205) 996-9813.
Healthy volunteers between the ages of 19 and 45 needed for an MRI research study. Study procedures include a clinical interview, a one hour MRI scan, and a 30 minutes MRI scan. Compensation up to $110. If you are interested please call a member of our research staff at (205) 996-9813.

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Innovate Fellows program are trained and compensated to evaluate new inventions on campus through market, prior art and patent analyses to assess commercial merit.

Are you currently pregnant? If you are 14 to 39 years of age, less than 18 weeks pregnant, and planning to deliver at UAB, you may be eligible for our education based study. This study focuses on learning about healthy behaviors and how to make positive changes that could lead to a healthier pregnancy for both you and your baby. There are four study visits spread out over 13 weeks during pregnancy and one brief post-delivery visit where study staff visit participants in the post-partum unit. Participation includes a one-on-one education session, answering several questionnaires, and collecting lab work, including blood, mouth swabs & self-collected urine samples, and vaginal swabs. Also, three times during the study, participants are given a packet to collect two swabs at home and mail them in. Participants are compensated $230 for completing all study visits and specimens. For more information, please call Leslie Black at 205-919-5945, email PrPrepStudy@uabmc.edu, or text 408-214-0980.
Researchers in the UAB School of Medicine are recruiting individuals 18 years and older who have drank alcohol in the past year. The study involves completing a brief online screening questionnaire to determine your eligibility. If you are eligible, you will complete a second set of questionnaires that lasts 90 minutes for which will receive $30. For more information about our study, please email us at trustlab@uabmc.edu
We are seeking adult participants aged 60 and older. Participation includes a screening visit, cognitive testing, a fitness test, a sleep study, and a brain MRI. Time commitment: one week. PI: Amy Amara, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology Contact information: Jennifer Pilkington: jlpilkington@uabmc.edu; 205-934-8352 Corina Catiul: ccatiul@uabmc.edu; 205-975-9556
Feel like you're missing out? If you are being treated for major depressive disorder (MDD) but still feel a lack or loss of interest in usually pleasurable activities, the TERPSIS Study, a clinical research study on an investigational medication for MDD, be of interest to you. The TERPSIS Study is researching a potential MDD therapy to improve symptoms of depression, and you may be eligible to participate. This study is now enrolling adults diagnosed with MDD Those who qualify will receive the investigational medication (or placebo), study-specific medical exams, and study-specific laboratory tests at no costs. Participants in the TERPSIS Study must: -Be 18 to 65 years of age -Have a clinical diagnosis of MDD -Be taking antidepressant medication(s) but still feeling a lack of interest in usually pleasurable activities -Fulfill other eligibility criteria For more information, please email kristinepike@uabmc.edu or call 205-975-8542.

Schedule an in-person or virtual meeting to review your retirement goals with TIAA representatives; sessions begin May 4.

For the eighth year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation.

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