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Research participants wanted

18 June 2019

We're looking for volunteers to take part in a MRI study to measure changes in the brain oxygen metabolism. The study will involve two MRI brain scans and the administration of a medicine called Methylene Blue. If you're healthy, aged between 18-60 years, with no history of any medical conditions and are interested in participating in this study, please contact Dr Alessandro Colasanti Participants will receive £180 compensation for time & travel expenses will be reimbursed

Dr Alessandro Colasanti Email: Phone no. 01273 876769

2 April 2019

Our team at BSMS are looking for healthy volunteers/volunteers with certain conditions to provide a small blood sample for research. The conditions that we want to research are coronary heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ANCA associated vasculitis, coeliac disease, grave’s disease. We are trying to understand the effect of infections on the generation of immune responses against our own tissues.It will require 30 mins of your time and we can offer a small financial compensation(£15.00). doctoral fellow) MRB, BSMS,UoS

21 February 2019

Do you experience anxiety? Do you or did you ever have flexible joints or joint instability? Check: We are looking for all adults with lived experience of anxiety and hypermobility to take part in developing non-drug treatments for anxiety. This would not affect your usual care. You will receive therapy sessions in Sussex. For more information please contact This study has been approved by the Bloomsbury NRES Committee London

These University of Sussex research projects contribute to the University's role in conducting research and teaching research methods. If you choose to participate in any research project, your participation is voluntary and you may withdraw at any time.