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Volume 2, Issue 12 | June 15, 2022

Dear Research Colleagues,

As a reminder, all research studies that are IRB approved and are currently recruiting are able to promote their study for a limited time. Previously this functionality was only available to actively recruiting studies in OnCore.

Please take a minute to familiarize yourself with this summary document as it highlights specific details and how the Research Studies administrative tool can be updated appropriately.

If you are looking to recruit participants to your research study, and your study is currently listed on the Research Studies website, we encourage you to submit a request to feature your study in an upcoming newsletter. 

Feel free to email if you have any questions.

Featured Recruitment Studies

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Pre-IVF Treatment With a GnRH Antagonist in Women With Endometriosis - A Prospective Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

Volunteers needed for a research study investigating the use of Orilissa (Elagolix) to treat endometriosis prior to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures.

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Veterans Needed for Food Research Study


  • Are a Veteran.
  • Are 18-52 years old.
  • Do not have metal or electronic devices in your body.
  • Are not claustrophobic.

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Neural and Behavioral Effects of an Implicit Priming Approach to Improve Eating Behaviors in Obesity

Volunteers needed for a study of behavioral intervention that aims to change perceptions of foods and food behaviors.

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Tissue-Specific Mechanisms Underlying the Unique Insulin Resistance Phenotype in T1D

This study plans to learn more about your body's ability to use insulin and what kinds of substances are found in your muscles and fat tissue that may affect how your body uses insulin.  You might be eligible if you are between the ages of 20-45, do NOT have a history of cardiovascular disease, are NOT taking statins, do NOT have untreated thyroid disease, have NOT had a kidney and/or pancreas transplant, are NOT a nicotine user, have NOT been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes OR have had type 1 diabetes for at least 5 years.

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Shingles Vaccine Research Study Persons Age 50 And Older

There are 4-11 visits; procedures include blood draws, administration of a challenge dose of the shingles vaccine, and may consist of a skin biopsy. The FDA-approved Shingrix vaccine will be offered at study conclusion to participants who've never received it before.

  • Age 50 or older.
  • In general good health.
  • Have never had shingles.
  • Received a shingles vaccine ≥ 5 years ago and can provide documentation or never received a shingles vaccine.

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"SPOTLIGHT": Skeletal Response to Simulated Night Shift

  • Healthy man or woman (not pregnant) aged 20-40 years old
  • Premenopausal women must be on continuous oral contraception pills
  • Habitually sleep 7-9 hours/night
  • No night shift work in the past year
  • A non-smoker

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Nexplanon Extension Trial Study

This study is being done to look at the safety, tolerability, and effectiveness of the Nexplanon implant beyond 3 years usage in preventing pregnancy.

How do I feature a study?

If you would like to have your study featured please submit your information and we will work on including your study information in our next issue.

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