Opportunities To Enroll in Research

medical exam stock photoThe UF Department of Aging’s Clinical Research Division has a number of current and upcoming aging studies available for volunteers.

Gift card compensation is provided for some of the studies, and gas card reimbursement or van transportation for distance travel may be available.

  • We are currently enrolling participants in the following studies:

CHORES Study  is seeking volunteers to look at how much energy people burn when doing common activities like walking, washing dishes, doing laundry, etc..

medical discussing charts stock photoPEAKS Study for ages 60 and older: a study to shed light on the question: can wearable technology help improve mobility, aide in fall prevention and increase independence?

REVIVE Study: this study observes the powerful effect of the antioxidant resveratrol.

SARA OBS Study for people ages 65 and older who live independently; this is an observational study to evaluate muscle mass.

The SPICE Study for people 70 or older who are able to walk one block without an assistive device, to help us discover if the dietary supplement curcumin helps maintain and improve cognitive functions, physical function and whole-body inflammation.

TWEAK Study: a study for individuals 70 and older, designed to discover the causes for age-related muscle loss and declining physical activities

  • For detailed information on our studies, please call us toll-free at 1-866-386-7730, locally at 352-273-5919, or email Recruit@aging.ufl.edu.

 

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