Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Studies related to Adults with disabilities

Current as of 4/19/2014

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Overview

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Adult Brain Research at Vanderbilt

    Looking for:

    We are looking for people who:

    • are healthy
    • are between the ages of 18 and 50
    • speak English
    • have an autism spectrum diagnosis
    • currently have a strong hobby, activity, or interest

    Compensation:

    The study pays $20/hour. Your parking at Vanderbilt will be paid for. If you participate in the MRI portion of the study, you’ll also get a picture of your brain to take home!

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Brain Imaging Study of Adults with Down Syndrome

    Looking for:

    Adults with Down syndrome between 30 and 75 years old

    Compensation:

    $20/hour for study tasks.

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Can Peg Pal (BMN 165) help Adults With PKU ?

    Looking for:

    Adults over 16 to 70 with PKU

    Compensation:

    $50 per week and reimbursement for travel

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Learning from Tennessee Families Impacted by Disability: A Statewide Survey

    Looking for:

    Tennessee parents and caregivers with a son or daughter with intellectual disability, autism, or other developmental disabilities

    Compensation:

    We will randomly select 50 parents to receive a $25 gift card for participating.

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Lysosomal Storage Disease (LSD) Registry

    Looking for:

    Anyone diagnosed with mucopolysaccharide storage disorder type 1 (MPS-1), Gaucher, Fabry, or Pompe disease

    Compensation:

    No payment will be offered to you for participation in the registry.

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Medication study for adult males with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Looking for:

    Males ages 18-45 with diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Must be verbal.

    Compensation:

    $50 per site visit

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Models of Risk for PTSD

    Looking for:

    Females between 18 and 30 years old who have experienced physical or sexual assault in the past month, or who have never experienced physical or sexual assault.

    Compensation:

    contact us for details

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Strengths and Social Connections of Siblings with and without Developmental Disabilities

    Looking for:

    Siblings between 18 and 30 years old who have a brother or sister with autism or an intellectual disability.

    Compensation:

    Enter a drawing to win 1 of 20 $25 gift certificates.

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Trajectories of Phenotypic behavior in Persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Looking for:

    Individuals with PWS, ages 4 years and up

    Compensation:

    yes, call for details

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WeSearchTogether.org

    Looking for:

    Volunteers searching for depression, bipolar disorder and mood research nationally.

    Compensation:

    varies

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Williams Syndrome Research: A whole person approach

    Looking for:

    Persons with Williams Syndrome

    Compensation:

    varies

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Women and Interpersonal Violence

    Looking for:

    18 to 45 year old women who have experienced interpersonal violence in the past month.

    Compensation:

    Yes, contact the study for details.

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