Menu Close

Mount Sinai in New York City’s Eating and Weight Disorders Program is Seeking Participants for 4 Studies

Decision-Making & Food Choice for Those with AN between 18-45 Years of Age
The Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai is recruiting individuals with anorexia nervosa and healthy controls between 18 and 45 years old for a research study investigating decision-making and food choice. Participants will be asked to come in for two visits. They will complete some interviews/questionnaires, have their blood drawn, complete computer tasks during an fMRI scan, and eat a snack. The total time commitment is approximately five to six hours. Participants will be compensated $100-$150 for their time. For more information, call 212-659-8724 or email allison.boyar@mssm.edu. [Study # 21-00868].

Research Study about Eating and Vagus Nerve Stimulation
The Eating and Weight Disorders Program and Mount Sinai is recruiting low weight individuals who have been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa between the ages of 16 and 30 for a research study testing a device that may alter eating behavior and stomach functioning. Participation includes 3 visits totaling approximately 10 hours, consisting of interviews, questionnaires, vagus nerve stimulation, stomach measurements, meals, and computer tasks. Total compensation for completing all study visits is $300. For more information, please contact Clinical Research Coordinator Alli Boyar at allison.boyar@mssm.edu. PI: Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD, (Psychiatry), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. [Study # 22-00439] 

Eating and Hormones that Influence Eating for Those with Bulimia between 18-40 Years of Age
The Eating and Weight Disorders Program and Mount Sinai is recruiting individuals with bulimia nervosa between the ages of 18 and 40 for a research study investigating eating and hormones that influence eating. The information collected in this study may help develop future treatments for bulimia nervosa. Participation includes 3 visits over the course of 1-2 weeks consisting of interviews, meals, computer tasks, blood draws, and a PET scan to be completed at Columbia University. Total compensation for completing all study visits is $300. For more information, please contact Clinical Research Coordinator Alli Boyar at allison.boyar@mssm.edu. PI: Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD, (Psychiatry), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. [Study # 21-01069]

Stomach Rhythm Study
People with eating disorders between the ages of 12 and 60 may be eligible to participate in a study measuring stomach rhythm run by the Center of Excellence in Eating and Weight Disorders. The measurements taken may help provide feedback regarding discomfort during eating. Participation includes 3 visits over the course of 1-2 months consisting of stomach recordings, questionnaires, and computer tasks. Total compensation for completing all study visits is $200. For more information, contact Clinical Research Coordinator Alli Boyar at allison.boyar@mssm.edu. PI: Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD, (Psychiatry), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (Study # 21-01160).

See current research studies for this lab here: https://labs.icahn.mssm.edu/hildebrandtlab/

Share this post:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial