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ADHD

1. Do You Have ADD/ADHD?

Men and women ages who have been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD are needed for a two-day outpatient study at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Volunteers with ADHD who have used medications for the treatment of ADHD and those who have never used medications for the treatment of ADHD are needed.

Volunteers should be between the ages of 18 and 40 and in general good health. Testing will take place at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Study participants will receive compensation, and travel expenses will be covered. Earn up to $300 plus travel expenses.

For more information, call 410-550-6266 or 410-550-2588.

Collect calls are accepted.

PI: Una D. McCann, MD
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2. Be A Part of Brain Research

Stewart H. Mostofsky, M.D., of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is recruiting children between 8 and 12 years old, with a diagnosis of ADHD, to participate in a research study. The study involves an IQ assessment, MRI brain scan, EEG procedure and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive brain stimulation technique. The procedures are minimal risk, with no direct medical benefit, and are done free of charge.

Your child will also receive eight weeks of free Tai Chi classes. Participants will be compensated $100, plus additional cash and prizes.

For more information, please contact Heather Thompson at 443-923-9268.

PI: Stewart H. Mostofsky, M.D.
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3. Children with Fragile X Syndrome Needed for Research Study

This research study is being conducted by centers across the United States to help determine if the investigational drug is a safe and effective treatment for symptoms associated with fragile X syndrome. Kennedy Krieger Institute is looking for children with fragile X syndrome, ages 5-13 years, to participate in this study. The study involves up to 9 visits to Kennedy Krieger Institute over 18 weeks, each lasting 2-10 hours. There are no direct medical benefits for participating in this study. Up to 10 telephone calls will be conducted in between visits for follow-up.

For each completed visit, participants will receive $50 reimbursement for their time and travel expenses. All testing is done free of charge.

For more information about this study, please contact the study coordinator at 443-923-7619.

PI: Michael V. Johnston, M.D.
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4. Adolescents and Adults with Fragile X Syndrome Needed for Research Study

This research study is being conducted by centers across the world to help determine if the investigational drug is an effective and safe treatment for symptoms associated with Fragile X syndrome. Kennedy Krieger Institute is looking for adolescents and adults with Fragile X syndrome, ages 14-50 years, to participate in this study. The study involves up to eight visits to Kennedy Krieger Institute over 18 weeks, each lasting two to seven hours. There are no direct medical benefits for participating in this study. Up to 10 telephone calls will be conducted in between visits for follow-up.

For each completed visit, participants will receive $50 reimbursement for their time and travel expenses. All testing is done free of charge.

For more information about this study, please contact the study coordinator at 443-923-7619.

PI: Michael V. Johnston, M.D.
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5. Attention Parents of Children Ages 8-12: Participate in Brain Research on ADHD

Dr. Karen E. Seymour of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is recruiting children with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as well as children with ADHD and other co-occurring diagnoses (e.g., anxiety, depression) between 8 and 12 years of age to participate in a research study of emotion regulation and frustration tolerance in children with ADHD. The study involves paper and pencil tasks, computer activities, and a MRI scan of the brain. None of the tests are harmful or painful and are done free of charge.

There are no direct medical benefits for participating in the study. The duration of the study is one to two days. Participants will receive a $50 check for each day of study participation and a picture of their brain. Parents will receive a report summarizing the IQ testing administered to their child. The study is sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health.

For more information about this study, please contact Abby Benjamin at (443) 923-9273 or CNIR@kennedykrieger.org.

PI: Karen Seymour, Ph.D.
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