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Volume 2, Issue 22 | November 16, 2022

Featured Recruitment Studies

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Pathophysiology of Muscle Trigger Points

Men and Women volunteers needed for a research study investigating painful and non-painful muscle. Seeking individuals who are generally healthy and either experience or free from regular tension headaches and aged between 18-59.

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Skeletal Response to Simulated Night Shift (SPOTLIGHT Study)


  • Healthy men and women aged 20-40 years old.
  • Habitually sleep 7-9 hours/night.
  • Have not done night shift work in the past year.
  • Do not currently smoke.
  • Fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2

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The Influence of Combined Oral Contraceptives on Weight


  • Female.
  • 18-40 years old.
  • BMI between 25-45.
  • Generally healthy.
  • Not currently using a hormonal form of birth control and EITHER willing to start and continue the Sprintec pill for 6 months, OR willing to continue using a non-hormonal method for 6 months.

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The Effects of Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior on Insulin Resistance Among Breast Cancer Survivors Being Treated With Anti-estrogen Endocrine Therapies

We are recruiting breast cancer survivors who are being treated with endocrine therapy to participate in this study. The study includes cardiorespiratory fitness testing, insulin resistance measurements, a body composition scan, and two weeks of free-living activity monitoring.

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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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Prolonged Sedentary Behavior in Older Women with and without Type 2 Diabetes: Knowledge, Engagement, and Relationship to Cardiometabolic Risk

Are you interested in participating in a research study to understand the health effects of the time we spend sitting? We are looking for:

  • Women. 
  • 60 to 75 years of age.
  • Non-smoker.
  • With or without type 2 diabetes.
  • If Type 2 Diabetes, not being treated with insulin.
  • BMI 25-40 kg/m2.

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MIXED - Cardiovascular Mechanisms of Exercise Intolerance in Diabetes and the Role of Sex

Women and men needed for research study looking at the effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system. We are looking for sedentary people both with and without type 2 diabetes between the ages of 30-55 with a BMI between 25-40. Women must be pre-menopausal. Interested participants should currently be exercising less than one hour per week.

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Are You Interested in Having Your IUD Removed and Participating in Research?

Participation will include 1 study visit. Participation will consist of a pelvic exam, 3 transvaginal ultrasounds, and 2 menstrual cup insertions and removals.

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Potential for the Contraceptive Implant as Emergency Contraception

To research more about ovulation (the process of egg release from the ovary) in the setting of recently placed etonogestrel implants (Nexplanon®).


Inhaled Cannabis, Oxidative Stress and the Pulmonary Innate Immune Response

This study evaluates the effect of long term cannabis/marijuana smoking on lung health.

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Sex Hormone and Vascular Function in Women with Chronic Kidney Disease vs. Healthy Women

Healthy postmenopausal women volunteers needed for research investigating sex hormones and vascular function. Compensation will be provided.

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