Clinical trials seek participants

Asian American HBV patients needed for compensated study

The Temple University Center for Asian Health is conducting a study to help HBV patients better manage their HBV status. If you are Chinese, Korean or Vietnamese, age 18 or above, chronically infected with HBV, have not visited your doctor for HBV monitoring for over six months, and live in Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey or New York, you will receive $100 for your full participation. For more information, contact the Center for Asian Health at

Take part in memory and language study 

A Temple University professor is looking for healthy adults ages 18-75 willing to spend an afternoon volunteering for a memory, language and aging experiment. Compensation will be provided. For details, contact the Memory, Concepts and Cognition Lab at 215-204-3995 or


Women needed for paid research study 

The Temple University Eating Disorders Clinic is conducting a study looking at brain function in perception of food that involves taking pictures of the brain. If you are a female age 18 or older, maintain a healthy body weight (body mass index of 19-25) or are overweight (body mass index of 30-35), and have no history of a psychological disorder, you may qualify to participate. You may receive a total of $120 with travel expenses covered for two to three on-site appointments, lasting four to six hours each, as well as required computer tasks. For more information, contact the Eating Disorders Clinic research coordinator at 215-204-2645, or visit the Eating Disorders Clinic website.


Participate in new antidepressant drug research study 

If you are between the ages of 18 and 65 and are not receiving help from your current antidepressant medication, you may be eligible to participate in a research study of a rapidly acting experimental drug. The study is being conducted in patients with major depression at Temple University Hospital—Episcopal Campus. This drug, called a kappa opioid receptor antagonist, will be taken once per day for only six days. For more information, call 215-707-8204 or email


Participate in College of Public Health study 

Are you a Temple University employee with musculoskeletal pain, weakness or numbness that began within the last three months? Have you not yet sought care for it? If so, then take part in the College of Public Health's musculoskeletal health study. You will receive early care and a $70 gift card for participation. The study, which runs now through April 2016, aims to provide a convenient, on-site, streamlined pathway for Temple employees to receive care for their musculoskeletal symptoms and improve their health. Participants will be evaluated and treated at the Employee Health office, located at 1810 Liacouras Walk, fourth floor. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Employee Health at 215-204-2679, or contact Heidi Ojha via text at 650-804-0350 or email at