Call the Office of Patient Recruitment at 800-411-1222 to speak with one of our Information Specialists.
For those who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech impaired, the Federal Relay Service provides free telecommunications relay services (TRS).
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An All-Night Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sleep Study With Auditory Stimuli
MRI Sleep Research Study
Are you interested in being part of a study that explores the patterns of brain activity that exist during sleep?
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD seek healthy adult volunteers for a research study using MRI to study brain activity in adults while they sleep.
You may qualify if you are:
- 18 – 34 years old
- Willing to stay overnight at NIH
- In good health
- Able to sleep on your back for several hours
You may not qualify if you:
- Are pregnant or breast feeding
- Have a hearing problem
- Are unable to undergo an MRI
- Have a psychiatric or neurologic disorder
- You will have a screening visit with a physical and hearing exam.
- You will wear a wrist monitor that keeps track of your physical activity for two weeks. You must be in bed trying to sleep from about 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
- You will have two overnight sleep studies where you will sleep in the MRI.
- Compensation will be provided.
Location: The NIH Clinical Center is America's Research Hospital and is located in Bethesda, MD, on the Metro red line (Medical Center stop).
For more information, call:
NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment
1-800-411-1222 (refer to study # 16-N-0031)
TTY for the deaf or hard of hearing: 1-866-411-1010
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Or go online:
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
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This page last updated on 02/25/2020