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Aging

1. Are You 70 Years of Age or Older?

Investigators from the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview are looking for individuals, aged 70 years or older, to participate in a research study looking at the aging process.

Tests would include measurements of strength, walking speed and questions about your physical activities. We also request a blood draw.

You willl be paid $10 for participating. The study can be done in your home. Or, if you choose to travel to the Medical Center, your parking costs will be covered.

For more information, please call 410-550-2113.

PI: Jeremy Walston, M.D.
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2. Are You 70 Years or Older?

Investigators from the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins are looking for individuals, aged 70 years or older, to participate in a research study looking at the effects of nutritional supplements on aging.

Screening questions will be asked regarding your health and physical activity. If you're eligible, we will ask you to donate a blood sample. Based on these results, we may ask you to participate in a more detailed study of nutritional supplementation. Home visits are available if you cannot come to Johns Hopkins Bayview. Upon completion of the study, you will be paid $50.

For more information, please call 410-550-2113.

PI: Jeremy Walston, M.D.
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3. Are You Over 60 and Feeling Depressed?

Are you over 60 and feeling depressed? Symptoms of depression in older adults are common yet often go undetected. They could include feelings of sadness or hopelessness, loss of energy, inability to enjoy pleasurable activities, changes in appetite or sleeping patterns, or poor concentration/memory.

If you are feeling depressed, not taking antidepressant medication and in good physical health you may be eligible to participate in a research study involving treatment. Qualified people will participate at no cost to them and will be compensated for their time and transportation.

For more information about the research study, please call 410-550-4192.

PI: Gwenn Smith, Ph.D.
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4. Are You Over 60 and Interested In Research?

We are conducting brain imaging research using a technique called Positron Emission Tomography, or PET for short, to take pictures of the brain. If you are in good health and aren’t taking medications that affect the brain, you may qualify for participation. Qualified people will participate at no cost to them. Compensation for time and transportation will be provided.

For more information, please call 410-550-4192.

PI: Gwenn Smith, Ph.D.
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5. Are you between the ages of 18 and 50 years?

Investigators from the Division of Geriatric Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University are looking for healthy individuals between the ages of 18 and 50 to participate in a research study that will identify the differences in hormone and immune system cells between older and younger individuals.

Participation involves answering a questionnaire about your medical history, as well as a blood draw and urine collection.

Participants will be paid $20. Parking costs also will be covered.

For more information, please call 410-550-2113.

PI: Jeremy Walston, M.D.
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