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Dudley’s Clinical Research Unit needs you!

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Dudley’s Clinical Research Unit needs you!

16th August 2016 - Hot Topics

If you’re generally healthy, a non-Clincial research_THUMBsmoker and can spare just 30 minutes of your time, you could help The Dudley Group’s Clinical Research Unit identify some of the causes of heart disease.

We’re on the lookout for 120 healthy participants to support our Research and Development w
ork by taking part in a research study into the UCP1 gene which may cause the development of heart disease.

Participants will need to visit Russells Hall Hospital for a short 30 minute appointment with one of our research investigators for a number of simple assessments (see Participant Information Sheet for more information)

If you meet all of the following criteria, you are eligible to take part in the study:

  • generally healthy (not suffer from a chronic disease),
  • between 18-59 years old,
  • non-smoker (or have quit smoking at least one year ago),
  • not pregnant or breastfeeding,
  • have no history of eating disorder (you shouldn’t have an abnormal attitude towards food that causes you to change your eating habits and behaviour. Not suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia, or you feel compelled to overeat large amounts of food in a short space of time)
  • have no acute illness and/or infection during the last four weeks.

Want to take part? If you’re interested in supporting clinical research and taking part in the study, please download and read the Participant Information Sheet.

Contact the Research and Development Labs on 01384 456111 extension 3707 to register your interest

There is no closing date for the study but applications will close once the required number of participants has been recruited.