Opportunities To Enroll in Research

medical_exam_28851755The 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    for ages 20 and older, is seeking volunteers to look at the energy expenditure caused by common activities such as doing laundry or washing dishes.  Study Abstract

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ENRGISE Study for individuals 70 years or older: this study looks at different ways to reduce the level of inflammation markers, which may lead to difficulties walking or easily getting tired or fatigued

PEAKS 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 for individuals 70 years of age and older; this study will look at the effects of Resveratrol on vitality and physical function

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

The ZIP Study for individuals 60 or older: this research is comparing two exercise strategies for men and women who have elevated risk of cardiovascular disease

  • 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.