Current Studies Looking for Participants

Dr. Ambike's Research

Dr. Ambike's lab is looking for participants, between 18 and 30 years of age, for a study that uncovers the control processes that enable the dexterous use of your fingers. You will play video games using the force you produce by pressing with your fingertips.

Please contact Mitchell Tillman for scheduling and for any questions.  Email: mtillman@purdue.edu Phone: (847)-687-3787

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Dr. Ambike's Research

Dr. Ambike's lab is looking for participants over the age of 60, for a study that uncovers the control processes that enable the dexterous use of your fingers. You will play video games using the force you produce by pressing with your fingertips.

Please contact Mitchell Tillman for scheduling and for any questions.  Email: mtillman@purdue.edu Phone: (847)-687-3787

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Dr. Dydak's Research

Dr Dydak's imaging group is seeking volunteers in order to optimize novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques/protocols. MRI allows to image the human body non-invasively and without ionizing radiation.

If interested, you may obtain your MRI images after the scan session.

If you would like to participate or to find out more information, please constact Sandy Snyder at: (765)-494-6488 or snyder33@purdue.edu.

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Dr. Foti's Research

"Brain and Behavior Study": Dr. Foti's lab is recruiting women with the FMR1 premutation to participate in a study looking at brain activity. Participation is completed through both in-person and web-based assessments, and participants are provided monetary compensation for their time and travel. Complementary childcare is also available.

Please visit http://sites.goggle.com/pacerlab/current-projects?authuser=0 or contact us at babs@purdue.edu.

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Dr. Huber's Research

The Motor Speech Laboratory is looking for individuals to participate in an fMRI study on speech. Participants will undergo a battery of cognitive and language tests.  Participants will be asked to produce speech samples of a variety of lengths while their speech and respiratory movements are recorded, inside and outside of an MRI scanner.

If you are between the ages of 60 and 90 years old, with or without Parkinson's disease, you may be eligible to participate.

If interested, please contact Anny or Sandy in the Motor Speech Lab at (765)-494-6488 for more information.

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The Motor Speech Laboratory is looking for individuals with Parkinson's disease to participate in a home-based treatment study with the aim to improve communication, cough response, and caregiver burden. Participants will be asked to undergo a 22-week treatment plan via telehealth. Four testing dates need to be completed at Purdue, but the remainder of the treatment paradigm will be completed in your home.

If you are between the ages of 55 and 85 years of age and have been diagnosed with idiopathic Parkinson's disease, you may be eligible to participate.

If interested, contact Brianna Kiefer at kiefer4@purdue.edu or (765)-494-6488 for more information.

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The Motor Speech Laboratory at Purdue and the Speech Production Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are looking for individuals with Parkinson's disease to participate in a study for decreased speaking volume. Qualified participants will either be assigned to an eight-week voice treatment program or to the non-treatment control group. As a research participant, you will be asked to attend four sessions at the university campus, where you will be asked to perform various speaking and breathing exercises.

If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Sandy Snyder at (765)-494-6488 or by email at snyder33@purdue.edu.

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Dr. Lee's Research

The Aphasia Research Laboratory is currently recruiting persons with aphasia following a stroke, have no history of other neurological diseases and are native speakers of English. The study will be 1-8 sessions and each session will take place at Purdue University, our Indianapolis location or at the participant's home. Eligible participants will be compensated for their time.

If you are interested, please contact us at aphasia@purdue.edu or call (765)-496-0216.

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Dr. Malandraki's Research

The Imaging, Evaluation and Treatment of swallowing (I-EaT) Laboratory is looking for children who have been diagnosed with HEMIPLEGIC CEREBRAL PALSY to participate in a study on the neural control of swallowing and speech.

Free assessment of child's swallowing/feeding and speech, language and cognition. Free MRI of the brain.

For more information please contact Barbara Brown, Research Associate, at:  swallowinglab@purdue.edu or call (765) 496-6403

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