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:

ASTELLAS Study for people between 70 and 89 who are interested in helping us discover if a certain medication will help improve muscle fatigue and physical function in mobility-limited adults.

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

NEPAL Study: for people 60 years or older; this study has the goal of learning more about how musculoskeletal pain in older adults changes the brain and impacts a person’s mobility and function.

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.

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.

UPFront Study: for people age 65 or older, this study seeks to understand why some older people develop problems with walking.


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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