• Translational Investigation of Depression in Pregnancy
Women who are planning pregnancy and between the ages of 25-35 are wanted for a brain imaging research study exploring the connection between depression during pregnancy and levels of brain metabolites such as fatty acids and sugar molecules. Women with a history of depression as well as women with no psychiatric history are eligible to participate. Participation requirements include: 1) an initial in-person screening visit, 2) three months of menstrual period tracking, 3) a brain scan and blood draw prior to pregnancy, and 4) monthly online or phone mood questionnaires while pursuing pregnancy, during pregnancy, and three months postpartum. Compensation of $100 is provided to subjects upon completion of the study. For more information, please contact Molly Kwiatkowski by email: mkwiatkowski@partners.org, or phone: 617-643-9284.
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Snezana Milanovic, MD
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Molly Kwiatkowski, CRC
Phone  – 617-643-9284