Inflammatory, mitochondrial and serotonergic interrelationships in the pathogenesis of major depression (Depression)
Imaging Brain Functions Related to Depression
Sponsor: NIMH
Enrolling: Male and Female Patients
IRB Number: 7954
Contact: Agrima Dutt, CRC: 551-239-2946 /
Additional Study Information: Are you feeling depressed? Researchers at Columbia University are using brain imaging to understand the biological causes of Major Depressive Disorder. Participation in this study would entail brain imaging scans (MRI and PET), infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), which is a technique that measures oxygen use in the brain using a special kind of light (near infra-red light),and clinical assessments. Eligible individuals will be compensated up to $850 and may receive up to 3 months of free doctor visits for medication-based treatment. Local transportation will be covered.
This study is closed
Elizabeth Sublette, MD, PhD
Do You Qualify?
Are you between the ages of 18-60 years? Yes No
Are you currently depressed? Yes No
Are you taking medication that is effectively treating your depression? Yes No
Are you currently pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to become pregnant? Yes No
Do you have a parent, child, or sibling with a history of schizophrenia? Yes No
You may be eligible for this study

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Agrima Dutt, CRC