MU Info - 7/8/2020

   Adult subjects, ages 30-70 needed for a research study on vascular disease risk
The Department of Medicine – Division of Endocrinology is seeking individuals between 30-70 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a research study. New treatments will be investigating the impact of blood pressure medication on vascular function. Monetary compensation is available. Study will last 6 months. If you are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Camila Manrique by email at MUENDOManriqueLab@health.missouri.eduNote: Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety for all individuals involved in research at MU.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
   Diabetic men and women needed for a research study on vascular disease risk
The Department of Medicine – Division of Endocrinology is seeking individuals between 40-75 years of age who do not use tobacco to participate in a research study.  New treatments that reduce the level of uric acid in blood will be investigated.  These treatments could include a diet, or use of a drug commonly used to reduce uric acid.  Monetary compensation is available.  Study will last 6 months. If you are interested in participating, please contact Camila Manrique by email at MUENDOManriqueLab@health.missouri.edu Note: Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety for all individuals involved in research at MU.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Medicine
   New ResearchFRST Programming - Research Development Opportunities
The Office of Research and Economic Development is offering the following professional development opportunities through ResearchFRST: (1) The Research Leadership Fellows program will provide research development opportunities to post-tenure/mid-career faculty prior to promotion to full Professor.  Apply here. (2) The Research Development Fellows program is a three-year cohort-based program for new faculty. Apply here. Questions?  muresearch@missouri.edu

Announcement sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development
   PARENTS: The MU Infant Research Group is recruiting babies to participate in our current (online) and future studies!
Interested in participating in FUN research with your infant/child? Do you want to learn more about your child’s cognitive and social development? IT'S EASY TO PARTICIPATE! Studies only take 15 mins (total appt 30 mins) and they are currently conducted online, so you can participate from the comfort and safety of your home. Participants will receive a certificate of appreciation and a recording of the session. You can learn more about our research on the web – http://mudevelopmentalcognitionlab.godaddysites.com/. Please contact babylab@missouri.edu to find out more or to sign up!

Announcement sponsored by Psychological Sciences
   Female Participants wanted for Research Study - MizZzou Sleep Research Lab
If you are female, have frequent aches and pains, and trouble sleeping, you may be eligible to participate in a research study that is testing a drug-free SLEEP and PAIN treatment at the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab. Participants will receive compensation for participation in the study. Please contact the MizZzou Sleep Research Lab today at 573-882-8881 or spin@missouri.edu to find out if you qualify! *Due to COVID-19, a number of precautions are in place to protect the health and safety for all individuals involved in research at MU.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychiatry
   Participate in a Psychology Research Project
The Alcohol Cognitions Lab at the University of Missouri-Columbia is recruiting participants for a research study investigating alcohol use and various attitudes. Participation in this study involves two parts: 1) an online session and 2) two weeks of responding to prompts on participants’ personal smart phone. Participants must be 21-29 years old and will be compensated up to a total of $100 for study completion. Please email Olivia Warner (omwarner@mail.missouri.edu) for more information.

Announcement sponsored by Department of Psychological Sciences