Puberty and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence

We are looking for pre-teens ages 10-14 of all gender expressions to participate in a study exploring how hormones affect the development of different parts of the brain during puberty. This is a longitudinal study that requires 3 visits across 5 years.

Each visit will include:

  • A comprehensive physical, cognitive, and behavioral evaluations
  • Brain imaging with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (safe, non-invasive, no x-rays/radiation)
  • Blood Test (including genetic analysis)

Potential benefits for participating:

  • All participants will receive written reports from evaluations
  • Priority access to the results of the study via a study newsletter
  • Up to $130 honorarium for each year of participation

Complete a brief screener to check your eligibility:

For more information please contact Maureen at or (650) 698-2115

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