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Eligibility for Study Participation

In order to ensure volunteer safety and "clean" results and outcomes, we take eligibility for research participation very seriously. Potential participants are screened carefully and thoroughly prior to participating in any of our studies.

Who can participate?

We typically recruit two types of volunteers for research participation:

Who cannot participate?

Some people are not eligible for our studies because:

A few of the more common reasons we find people to be ineligible are listed below:  

Given the design of most of our studies, we also recommend that candidates live within a reasonable commuting distance to our research center in Ann Arbor, Michigan (see Map & Directions). Research participants are not compensated for travel expenses. However, individuals enrolled in research are generally provided with financial compensation for time and effort and should not incur study-related costs or medical billing of any kind.

Current Research Studies