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Interested in participating in a research study?

Below are a few of our ongoing studies looking to recruit volunteers for their research, other areas of interest include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Diabetes and Oxidative Stress
  • Disorders and Motivational Behavior
  • Anxiety
  • Alzheimer's Disease, Aging and Memory Program
  • Fetal and Maternal Health
  • Obesity & Smoking
  • Stroke

For more information on specific research studies not listed here and how to participate, please contact us at 913-588-9070.


Researchers at KU Medical Center are currently inviting women who are 12-20 weeks pregnant to participate in a study to learn if different amounts of a nutrient called DHA during pregnancy affect infant development.

The Milk Study

Our new Milk Study investigates whether drinking milk directly influences brain antioxidants. We invite healthy older adults who drink approximately less than one cup of milk per day to participate in our study.


Researchers at KU Medical Center are currently inviting smokers to participate in a study to learn how practicing delaying having a cigarette affects the brain. Participants will have their smoking behavior monitored but will not be asked to quit smoking. Each participant will also have two MRIs, once at the beginning of the study and once at the end. The study is led by Dr. Laura Martin at the University of Kansas Medical Center and is supported by the American Cancer Society.


Have you or a loved one been experiencing memory loss or have been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer's disease or mild dementia? Is your current medication not relieving your symptoms? If you are looking for new options then you may be interested in learning more about a new clinical trial opportunity nearby.

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center

Participation in research studies developed by the Parkinson's Disease Center is offered. Patients may also participate in clinical research pertaining to investigational medications. The center is recognized as a Center of Excellence in clinical care, research and outreach by the Parkinson's Foundation (Miami, FL).


The purpose is to understand how certain characteristics can possibly predict the continuation of chronic pain following a lumbar spine surgery.


Purpose: To understand the safety and effectiveness of heat intervention (sitting in a hot tub) on pain for individuals with Fibromyalgia.

Pioneers - Clinical Research Studies

Last modified: Aug 16, 2019