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Food, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Food, Nutrition & Metabolism

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about food, nutrition, and metabolism. This page lists food, nutrition, and metabolism studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

Active Studies

The SLIM LIVER Study

https://www.uwactu.com/slim-liver-study It is estimated that 30-40% of adults living with HIV have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is the buildup of extra fat in the liver cells that is not caused by alcohol. ​Treating NAFLD may have far-reaching benefits, including reduction of insulin resistance...

The DO-IT Study

https://www.uwactu.com/the-do-it-study We want to understand why some people gain excessive weight while taking HIV treatment, and whether switching the HIV treatment regimen can help. Body weight can change throughout our lifetime and is influenced by multiple factors. Previous studies showed that people living with HIV...

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Brain Activation and Satiety in Children 2 (BASIC2) Study

BASIC2 is studying ways to help overweight kids and their parents reach and maintain a healthy weight. This longitudinal study is trying to learn if the study medicine combined with family-based treatment helps kids better manage their weight. You and your child would attend free…

BEAM Study (Brain Effects on Appetite and Metabolism Study)

BEAM study is a longitudinal study that is trying to learn more about the role the brain plays in appetite and body weight changes in children. We are recruiting healthy children who are willing to participate in the study activities. All participants will have one…

WEB Study (Weight Effects on Brain Health Study)

WEB study is a longitudinal study that will examine changes that may occur in the brain following obesity treatment. We are currently recruiting: People who are eligible to participate in the behavioral weight loss intervention (BMI greater than 30, determined by phone screen) People planning…

Meal and Memory Study

We are learning more and more about the risks for Alzheimer’s disease every year, and that includes learning what foods are best at promoting brain health. It might be more complicated than ‘this food is good or bad.’ Dr. Angela Hanson, a geriatric physician at…

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