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Researchers seek men and women ages 25-40 for non-invasive skin blood flow study

Research Participant Criteria

To be eligible for this study, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Age: 25 - 40 Years
  • • Normal or high blood pressure
  • • Nonsmoker
  • • No heart/blood pressure or cholesterol-lowering medications
  • • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • • Not taking hormone replacement therapy

Research Study Details

Analysis of the skin blood flow response to local thermal provocation as a means to assess microvascular function

Participation requires 2 visits to Noll Laboratory

Purpose of the study:  Is to investigate changes in skin blood flow due to aging and blood pressure.

Study Dates, Times and Location

Study Available by Appointment?: Yes
Location: Noll Laboratory
Approximate Participant Study Length: 4 Hours

Visit 1:  Screening visit -1 hour

Visit 2:  Non-invasive experiment -3 hours

Compensation: 30

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Contact Information

Sue Slimak

This study has been approved by a Penn State Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB Approval Number 41711