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Patient Recruitment

Healthy Volunteers Needed

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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland seek healthy volunteers age five and older to join in a research study. Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and/or electroencephalography (EEG) may be used to study brain activity. Learning how the brain controls muscles may help design treatments to help patients to move better.

You may qualify for this study if you (or your child):

  • Are at least 5 years old.

Study participation includes:

  • Physical exam and medical history
  • At least one session of NIRS and/or EEG with sensors placed on the scalp
  • Parents must give permission for minors to participate
  • Compensation is provided
  • There is no charge for study-related assessments

The NIH Clinical Center, America's research hospital, is located in Bethesda, Maryland and is accessible via the Washington D.C. metro system (Red line, Medical Center station).

For more information, please contact Sara Sadeghi at (301) 451-7529 or

Or go online:
Refer to study # 13-CC-0110

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)

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This page last updated on 10/22/2021

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