Volunteers diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder needed for a research study


Principal Investigator:

Dara S. Manoach, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital


Eligibility:

- We are looking for volunteers with Autism Spectrum Disorder between the ages of 8 and 25 to participate in a brain imaging study. MRI is a safe and painless procedure for most people. There are no known or foreseeable health risks associated with MRI scans.

- Individuals must not have a history of substance abuse within the past 6 months, seizure disorder, and history of head injury with long loss of consciousness.

Subject participation:

- Participation will involve 2 parts

- The first session will include practice to imitate the real MRI scanning procedure

- The second session will include the real MRI scan

- The study is completely non-invasive.

- Your confidentiality will be assured.

Payment:

- You will be paid $75 got completing the study.

Contact:

- If you think you are eligible and may be interested in participating, please call Trang Nguyen at (617)-726-0307 or email qtnguyen@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu