You are subscribed to receive research study announcements from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. To learn more about the study below, or other studies, please call us at 1-866-444-1132.

Study seeking 18-50 y/o overweight/obese MEN

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, are seeking men, 18 – 50 years old, who are overweight or obese, to participate in a study looking at how processed and unprocessed food affects health. Participants will be required to remain in our hospital for 1 month at 2 separate times and eat only the meals provided by the NIH. Participants will also be required to engage in daily exercise. Compensation is provided.

Study involves:

  • Four outpatient screening visits, which include a medical history and physical examination
  • Inpatient stay at the NIH Clinical Center for a total of 2 months (2 separate stays of 1 month each)
  • Daily exercise on a stationary bicycle
  • Completion of questionnaires
  • Blood work, urine collection and body scans with MRI, DXA scan, and ultrasound

The NIH Clinical Center, America’s research hospital, is located in Bethesda, Maryland, on the Metro red line (Medical Center stop).

Office of Patient Recruitment
(TTY 1-866-411-1010)
NIH study #17-DK-0107