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Therapeutic Areas: Healthy Volunteers
Disease Category: Healthy Patient Studies
Location: United States, CA

Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

Understanding how Ketamine brings about rapid improvement in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) symptoms


The Rodriguez Lab is seeking healthy volunteers to participate in clinical research studies involving the understanding of the brain. We are exploring the function of healthy brain and your participation will help us discover therapies for OCD and Hoarding Disorder.

You participation is vital in medical research.

The goal of this Clinical Study is to understand how ketamine (a drug that blocks a receptor in the brain called NMDA) changes the brain in patients with OCD to relieve repetitive thoughts and behaviors. You are NOT going to receive the drug. The information will be used as part of research to better understand the brain basis of OCD.

This clinical study is funded by the by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

To Learn more

CW ID: 216772
Date Last Changed: July 25, 2016

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Both Male and Female
18 to 55 Years
Overall Status
Lead Sponsor
5 Years
Facility Type
Up to $200


You can participate if:
  • You are 18 years of age and older
  • You have the capacity to provide informed consent
You cannot participate if:
  • You have any current or lifetime psychiatric disorder
  • You are a pregnant or nursing female
  • You have major medical or neurological problem
  • You have metallic device or dental braces

More Info

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:

Rodriguez Lab Website: http://rodriguezlab.stanford.edu


Jordan Wilson, Clinical Research Coordinator
Rodriguez Translational Therapeutics Lab
401 Quarry Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-4095

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