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Therapeutic Areas: Nutrition and Weight Loss | Endocrinology | Psychiatry/Psychology
Disease Category: Weight Loss
Location: United States, MO

Clinical Trial Details

Overview

Research Study Summary

Lean and Overweight Volunteers Are Needed For A Research Study!

Purpose

Tamara Hershey, Ph.D. is testing whether dopamine receptors in the brain are altered in obesity, whether these differences are related to eating behaviors and attitudes, and whether they are a risk factor for or an effect of obesity.

This study lasts approximately 5 months. All volunteers will have 2 Testing Days, 2 Scan Days and monthly phone calls. Overweight volunteers are asked to make weekly study visits and to follow a low calorie diet including meal replacements. Compensation is provided for time and effort.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 - 40
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) 18.5 - 24.9 or 33 - 45

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current smoker
  • Diabetes
  • Weight of 350 pounds or greater

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Gender

Both Male and Female

Age

18 to 40 Years

Overall Status

Recruiting

Duration

5 Months

Facility Type

N/A

Contact

Samantha
Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-362-6514

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If you would like to learn more about participating in this research study, please email the trial contact using the form below.

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CW ID: 175733

Date Last Changed: July 22, 2013


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