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Join a Healthy Brain Research study at University of Miami, in Boca Raton
ORGANIZATION: Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at University of Miami
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41 people are interested
If you are 55 - 99 years old and have not been medically diagnosed with a memory issue, then please join us in Boca Raton to participate in a multi-cultural Healthy Brain Study at University of Miami's neurology department research center in Boca Raton. We are looking for older adult volunteers to help improve our understanding of healthy brain aging, risk factors, and predictors of memory disorders. Volunteers participate in a series of comprehensive assessments and screenings and receive feedback on results to learn valuable insight and information about their cognition. There is no charge for participation. All data collected is deidentified from research participants.
Participation requires 3 separate days scheduled within a few weeks of each other. (1) Visit our center for 3 - 4 hours for screenings in cognition skills, memory, neuropsychology, vitals, and a blood draw. (2 ) MRI of the brain/head only done at an imaging center in Boca/Delray area. (3) Visit our center for 2 hours for hearing, vision, lung function, and physical function assessments. Volunteers are compensated $150 at the conclusion of the three parts.
A Study Partner is also required. This is someone who knows you/participant very well (spouse, close friend, sibling, adult child) to answer questions about you. A study partner can be in-person with you or remotely. (Their time is only 30 minutes on your first day ).
This is an observational study and not a treatment or intervention. This is a longitudinal study visit, so participants visit us annually for 5 years for the same tests (except MRI is only done in years 1, 3, 5). Each year participants learn their assessment results.
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About Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at University of Miami
7700 W. Camino Real, Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33433, US
Our mission is to better understand how the aging brain works and design treatments and prevention plans that will result in longer, better lives. Our transdisciplinary approach to clinical research, clinical care, education and training and community outreach can make a significant positive impact on the lives of individuals and families living in South Florida and beyond.
Volunteer in brain health research. If you are 55-99 years old and living in Palm Beach or Broward county, we are seeking community-dwelling, independent adults with no issues with brain health. Volunteers receive free screenings in memory, cognition, physical fitness, balance, gait, vitals, lung function, sleep, vision, and hearing. Your volunteer time will contribute to research to improve the understanding of healthy brain aging, risk factors, and predictors. Contact us to learn more. Volunteer time is in Boca Raton at the University of Miami Comprehensive Center for Brain Health research center.
7700 W. Camino Real, Suite 200Boca Raton, FL 33433
March 22, 2023
- People 55+
- Must be at least 50
- 3 days total is required for volunteers. 2 days at our center for assessments (3 - 4 hours of time each day). 1 day is required for an MRI (head/brain only) at an imaging center.
- A Study Partner is also required. This is someone who knows You/Participant very well (spouse, close friend, sibling, adult child) to answer questions about you. Study partner can be in-person or remote (needed only 30 minutes on your first day ).