Participate in a study

The CTRU welcomes everyone who would like to participate in our studies. These studies aim to benefit human health by improving knowledge, disease prevention and treatments. Your participation could have a positive impact on the health of people locally or around the world. See below for a list of studies currently recruiting participants, or sign up to receive alerts for new studies recruiting participants.

Studies currently recruiting participants

Assessing and Treating Hand Dexterity after Stroke

  • Participants needed: Adults ages 18+ who are either stroke survivors with some hand impairment, or are generally healthy (never had a stroke and do not have hand impairment)
  • What the study involves: Study sessions lasting between 2-3 hours and 2 days, with an option to repeat the session after a couple weeks. Participants can opt out of any activities they wish to. Study sessions can include cognitive and hand function assessments, MRI and TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation). Participants can earn $20 per hour for each hour of the study completed.
  • Interested in participating? Contact the CTRU at ctru@uga.edu or 706-804-0340 to learn more.

Reactive oxygen species in human blood cell functions study

  • Participants needed: Adults ages 18-60 who are generally healthy and not pregnant.
  • What the study involves: One visit (approximately half an hour) that involves a blood draw and answering some personal and health questions. Participants can earn $25 for participating.
  • Interested in participating? Contact the CTRU at ctru@uga.edu to learn more.

Immune Responses in HIV/TB co-infection

  • Participants needed: Adults ages 18-90 with a diagnosis of being HIV-positive. Also recruiting healthy participants without HIV.
  • What the study involves: One hour-long visit that involves a blood draw of about half a pint and body measurements as well as answering a questionnaire. Participants can earn $50 for the first visit and $30 for participating in additional visits.
  • Interested in participating? Contact the CTRU at ctru@uga.edu to learn more.

Study of Immune Pathogenesis of SARS-CoV-2

  • Participants needed: Adults ages 18-90 who are generally healthy and not pregnant. Participants with or without a prior COVID-19 infection are welcome. We are focusing on individuals not vaccinated against COVID-19 at this time.
  • What the study involves: One visit (approximately half an hour) that involves a blood draw and answering some personal and health questions. Participants have the option of doing additional study visits. Participants can earn $30 per visit for participating.
  • Interested in participating? Contact the CTRU at ctru@uga.edu to learn more.

More study announcements to come!

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