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  • Non-invasive lipid profiling of human adipose tissue
Looking for Lean and Overweight Adults for a Clinical Research Study

If you are male and between the ages of 18 and 55 years, you may qualify for an MRI research study to evaluate fat composition.

Study involves:
• 1 outpatient visit lasting ~3 hours
• Blood test, MRI (with and without contrast injection, with and without oxygen breathing), and fat biopsy
• Up to $90 compensation after completion of the study
• Reimbursements for parking expenses

For more information, please call us at (617) 724-0548.
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Martin Torriani, MD
  
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Scott M Daley, CRC
Email  – sdaley6@partners.org
Phone  – 617-724-0548

About Obesity:
Being obese increases the risk for many diseases, especially heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. It has a far-ranging negative effect on health. Persons who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for developing many different health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and bone and joint disease.