Studies Recruiting Volunteers

Below is a list of studies currently looking for people to take part in them at the ICRF.  Some are looking for healthy volunteers, and others are looking for volunteers with particular health conditions.  You can find out more about these studies and how to apply for them by clicking on the links below.

If you’d like to be the first to know about any of the healthy volunteer studies opening at the ICRF, then we recommend you join our Healthy Volunteer Database.

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LED male study

Research, Studies
We are investigating how body weight plays a major role in male fertility. We are looking for: Healthy men aged 18-60 years; Waist size ≥ 36 inches. You would receive a personal programme of weight loss delivered by a specialist doctor. The study involves an initial screening visit, then 7…
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OMNI-AID study

Research, Studies
We are investigating how best to replace natural stress hormones (or steroids), in people who are unable to produce their own. We are looking for healthy men and women aged 18-85. Participation in the study involves coming into either hospital on 2-3 occasions to provide blood samples, urine samples and…
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Retro Study

Research, Studies
We are investigating the effect of compounds which control appetite and blood sugar. We are looking for healthy volunteers to take part in a study which involves three visits to our research unit, each lasting between five and eight hours. During the study visits we will administer the compounds and…
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MS:TSPO 2 study

Research, Studies
An experimental medicine study to validate the 18 kD translocator protein as a novel neuroimmunomodulatory target in multiple sclerosis.
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Diabetes Remission Study

Research, Studies
We are investigating how weight loss surgery can lead to improvement in type 2 diabetes. If you are planning to undergo weight loss surgery and have diabetes we would like to hear from you. For further information please contact us via email at: Imperial.bariatricstudy@nhs.net
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ASTRID

Research, Studies
Do you have Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis or Osteoarthritis affecting your knees? Are you over 40 years old? If your answer is ‘Yes’ to all of these questions, you might be suitable to take part in a imaging study using Positron emission Tomography (PET) scans.
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ACH Trial

Research, Studies
We are recruiting to a phase 2 study assessing the effects of a complement inhibitor on C3 glomerulopathy and immune-complex MPGN.
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Mi-Part

Research, Studies
We are looking for men and women over 18 years old with Psoriatic Arthritis. The purpose of this study is to: Identify, group and mark the differences in gut microorganisms found in patients with psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, and compared to participants without these conditions.
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Repromet

Research, Studies
We are looking for healthy men, who do not take any medication and do not smoke, aged 18-40 with a BMI of 18.5-40. Eligible participants will be asked to attend 4 separate day-long visits at Charing Cross Hospital, during which they’ll receive an intravenous infusion of a natural gut hormone,…
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UDCA Part 2

Dietetics, Research, Studies
Males and females aged 18 to 65 with diabetes or pre-diabetes on the waiting list for bariatric surgery. The study involves attending our research unit for 3 visits before surgery, lasting half a day each, during which volunteers will have a nutritional milkshake and some blood tests. Reimbursement of travel…
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Astrocytes

Research, Studies
Multi-modal imaging correlates of astroglial activation, β-amyloid deposition and neuronal activity as markers of cognitive impairment in AD
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GHADD

Research, Studies
We are investigating the effects certain gut hormones (hormones that are produced in the stomach and intestine) have on eating and addictive behaviours in people who are overweight, or have recently stopped smoking or drinking alcohol (or planning to do so in the near future).
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LCDDM

Research, Studies
We're looking for people with Type 2 diabetes who have a BMI of above 30 for a study looking at low calorie diets, weight loss and whether this reduces the need for insulin.