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Active Research Studies

 

Researchers to evaluate effect of dietary supplement on joint pain and inflammation

We are presently recruiting non-tobacco using men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 years to participate in a research study at the University of Memphis. The study will evaluate the short-term impact of the dietary supplement, Cyplexinol®, on inflammation and joint pain in men and women with self-reported joint pain. You would need to visit the lab for a screening visit lasting approximately one hour and then again on four different days and spend approximately 2.5 hours in the lab each day. You will be compensated $200 for your complete participation. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dr. Jackie Pence at jpence1@memphis.edu

Researchers to evaluate maqui berry extract on vascular function at three different dosages

We are recruiting men and women between the ages of 20 and 35 years old to participate in a research study at the University of Memphis. Subjects will have one screening visit for one hour and five 2-hour lab visits. Subjects will ingest one week of daily supplementation with placebo and maqui berry extract (Delphinol) at 60, 120 and 180 mg/day. You will be compensated $200 for your full participation. Contact Dr. Jackie Pence at jpence1@memphis.edu or 901.678.1547 for more information.

Seeking runners to test safety and efficacy of a probiotic supplement

We are recruiting distance runners between the ages of 18 and 40 years who run at least three times per week (at least 15 miles per week) , who may experience exercise-induced gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort. If chosen for this study, you will have one screening visit with treadmill run, four lab visits to collect blood and stool samples, and four treadmill running tests. You will be compensated $400 for your complete participation. If interested, please contact Dr. Marie van der Merwe at mvndrmrw@memphis.edu.

Gamers needed to evaluate energy supplements on gaming performance

We are presently recruiting non-smoking men and women gamers between the ages of 18 and 40 years to participate in a research study at the University of Memphis. The study will evaluate how different dietary supplements can improve gaming performance and associated variables. Subjects will come to the lab a total of three times and play the game Fortnite for a total of four hours per lab visit. The total lab time will be approximately 6 hours per visit, including all assessments. Three blood samples will be taken from you at each visit. You will take two different dietary supplements or a placebo (fake supplement), one on each visit. You will be compensated $300 for your complete participation. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Brandon Pigg at blpigg@memphis.edu.