Do you have a diagnosis of ADHD? Are you experiencing difficulty sleeping? Are you ages 19-65 and in a generally healthy medical condition? If you answered yes to the questions, you may be eligible to participate in a research study that looks at whether using Bright Light Therapy will be helpful in improving sleep. 934-2484.
If you urinate at least 9 times in 24 hours, wake up at night to urinate, or have urine accidents, you may be eligible for the COBALT study. Medications and compensation. 934-3259.
If you have mild to moderate hypertension you may qualify to participate in a national 8-week research study for high blood pressure. Eligible study participants will receive study medication, blood pressure checks, physical exams, lab tests and ECG at no cost. Compensation. 934-9281
If so, you may qualify for a research study. To be considered you must be at least 50 years of age, have high blood pressure with a systolic (upper) number of at least 130 and have no history of diabetes or stroke. If you qualify for the study, receive the following at no cost: FDA approved blood pressure medication, regular medical testing, memory testing, EKG’s (electrocardiograms), and blood pressure management. Compensation. Call the SPRINT office of Dr. Thornley-Brown in the Department of Nephrology, 975-4482.
Do you have a history of heart disease OR diabetes and/or other cardiovascular risk factors? If so, you may be eligible for the REDUCE-IT trial. REDUCE-IT is a research study testing an investigational drug. Eight study visits over 5 years. Compensated up to $500. Call 205-975-7238, option 2.
Men and women ages 65 and older needed to participate in a study that examines how lifestyle changes affect body fat, risk factors for disease and quality of life. This study requires a 1-year commitment. You may qualify if you are in generally good health and you are on medication for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes. Compensated up to $225. CROSSROADS Study 996-5295.
Feeling sad, down, hopeless? Feeling guilty, tense or irritable? Wishing you were dead? Experiencing disturbed concentration, appetite, or sleep? If you are age 19-65, you may be eligible to participate in a research study on an investigational medication for depression. Compensated. Office of Psychiatric Research 934-9189.
Are you ages 19-64 and are currently feeling down, sad, or hopeless? Feeling guilty, tense, or irritable? Are you experiencing disturbed sleep, eating, or concentration? Are you in good physical health? Have you tried at least 1 antidepressant medications in the past? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study on an investigational treatment for depression involving low field magnetic stimulation. Compensation. 934-2484.
If you are age 19-65, feeling sad, down, hopeless; feeling guilty, tense, or irritable; in good physical health; experiencing disturbed concentration, appetite or sleep and have tried at least 1 antidepressant medication and still experiencing depression? You may be eligible to participate in a research study on an investigational treatment for depression involving Low Field Magnetic Stimulation (LFMS). For more information and to determine eligibility, call 934-2484. Compensation provided.
The UAB Department of Pediatric Endocrinology is conducting a study to identify individuals at high risk for developing Type 1 Diabetes and to understand more about its development. The screening is part of a national research program called Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet. Family members — parents, children, brothers and sisters — are eligible to be screened. Cousins, nieces, nephews and grandchildren may also be eligible. Victoria Gunter 996-7648.
Call The UAB Lung Health Center at 934-5555. You may qualify for a study.
Are you ages 19-65? You may qualify for a study that is looking at a once monthly treatment for bipolar symptoms. Sherer 996-5987.
You may qualify to participate in an international 18-36 month research study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of an investigational drug for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Are you at least 50 years old? Do your legs hurt? Eligible study participants will receive study medications, blood pressure checks, physical exams, laboratory tests and ECGs at no cost. 934-9281.
To join the study you must: be age 50 or older; have type 2 diabetes and certain kinds of heart disease or stroke; and be able to attend 17 clinic visits and answer 9 phone contacts over a three-year trial period. The study provides an investigational medication that is taken once weekly. If eligible, you may be compensated up to $640 for completing all study visits. 205-934-2294.
Do you have type 2 diabetes complicated by blood vessel problems such as heart disease, carotid artery disease, stroke, or poor circulation in your legs or feet? If you are over age 50 you may qualify for a research study investigating the effect of a diabetes drug on blood vessel disease. Participants will receive study drug or placebo provided by the study in addition to the care from your usual diabetes care provider. Miriam 975-8217.
The purpose of the study is to find the best combination drug treatment for diabetes. Have you had Type 2 diabetes for less than 5 years? Is metformin the only diabetes medication you are taking? Are you willing to take a second diabetes drug? If so, you may be able to participate in a clinical research study that is trying to find the best combination drug treatment for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes medications, visits, and lab tests will be provided free of charge. For more information (205) 996-4015, (205) 996-4020 or (205) 975-8217.
If you currently take no pills or one, two or three pills for diabetes, you may be eligible for a research study of a new diabetes medication taken one time a week. The study drug will be added to your current treatment plan. Compensation up to $700. 975-8217.
Volunteers age 19-65 with moderate or severe ulcerative colitis needed to study an investigational medicine. All study-related meds, procedures and exams provided at no cost. To learn more, call 1-877-UAB-4-IBD.
A 24-month research study is being conducted by the UAB School of Dentistry to determine the effectiveness of a commercially available tooth colored dental filling materials bonded on the sides of teeth with three adhesives. Enrollment in the study requires that the subject be available for the 24-month study period. Screening appointments now are available and subjects needing fillings on the sides of their teeth are likely candidates. The fillings are free and a monetary incentive is paid at each recall visit. To determine if you are eligible for this study, call LaTara 996-5747.
Volunteers age 70 and older needed for a study of driving skills. You must be a current driver. You need to own or have access to a computer with high-speed internet. You will complete brief tests to see how well they predict driving skills and safety. You will not be asked to drive. You will receive compensation for participating. Parking is easy and free. You will be offered the opportunity to participate in more research involving training on your own if you have access to a computer with high speed internet. Martha 975-2290.
The UAB Epilepsy Center is conducting a study comparing different forms of lamotrigine in persons with epilepsy. You may qualify if you are 18 years or older and are taking medication to control seizures. If eligible,you may be compensated up to $1300 for completion of the study. Nancy 934-7244.