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Therapeutic Areas: Healthy Volunteers
Disease Category: Healthy Patient Studies
Location: United States, MO
Young adults, 18 - 24 years of age, are needed for a research study.
This study will look at the differences in brain structure, function and biological markers of risky decision-making in adolescents compared to adolescents with non-risky behavior. This study includes 1 - 3 outpatient study visits over about 8 days. Study procedures include oral HIV test, MRI, paper and pencil tests of attention and memory, computerized tests regarding risk-taking behaviors, and medical exam. There are no direct benefits to the participants. Risks will be discussed as part of the informed consent process. Up to $75 is provided for time and effort.
Patient Inclusion Criteria:
- 18 - 24 years of age
- HIV+ or HIV-
Patient Exclusion Criteria:
- Metal implants (ie: pacemaker, permanent metal piercings)
- Serious head injury
Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO 63110
If you would like to learn more about participating in this study, please send an email message using the form below.
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