Volunteers Needed to Participate in Important Brain Research!
The Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research is seeking volunteers to participate in research studies investigating the neurological, biological, and psychological aspects of multiple genetic and neurodevelopmental disorders. We are currently recruiting individuals with the following disorders, below, as well as healthy volunteers.
**Urgent Current Research Participant needs**
Healthy Volunteers Needed!
-Girls ages 7 - 13 years old for MRI studies
-Girls and Boys in 3rd Grade for NIRS studies
-Girls and Boys ages 13 - 19 years old for NIRS studies. If you would like to be contacted about research studies for which your child may be eligible, please fill out a brief 1-minute survey here:
|Study||Who can Participate||Age Range||Gender||Time Committment|
|Autism||Autism||varies||varies||see study website for details|
|Bipolar Disorder||Bipolar or Typical Developing||varies||Male and Female||Contact staff for details|
|BGAP/Klinefelter Study||Boys with confirmed Klinefelter syndrome (47, XXY) or typical development||8-13 years old||Male||2 full days or 4 after school visits|
|Fragile X - Behavior And Neuro-Development||Learning and/or behavior challenges, developmental disability, or fragile X syndrome||6-14 years old||Female||see study website for details|
|Fragile X Syndrome - Social Skills Training||Boys with intellectual or developmental disability, autism spectrum disorder, and/or fragile X syndrome||8-18 years old||Male||See study website for details|
|Fragile X Syndrome - GABA Neuroimaging Study||Boys with fragile X syndrome, intellectual or developmental disability, and/or autism spectrum disorder||21-28 years old||Male||Contact staff for details|
|Healthy Volunteers||Typically developing (healthy volunteers)||3-18 years old||Male and Female||Contact staff for details|
|Juvenile Diabetes (DirecNet)||Children with diabetes and healthy controls||4-9 years old||Male and Female||Contact staff for details|
|Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)||Varies - visit NIRS lab site||-||-||-|
|Noonan Syndrome||Boys and girls with Noonan Syndrome (PTPN11 and SOS1)||5-11 years old||Male and Female||2-3 days (travel costs provided by study)|
|PANDA Study||Typically developing pre-teens with no medical/psychiatric issues||10-14||All gender expressions||1 hour phone interviews and 1 full day visit|