Do you have sleep apnea but can’t use your prescribed device? Would you like to:
- Try losing weight with a supervised diet and exercise program?
- Improve your concentration?
- Reduce your sleepiness during the day?
At the Woolcock Institute we are offering a 12 month diet and exercise program for all participants, with half the participants using a new wake promoting medication, armodafinil, and the other half a placebo. For 12 months you will have access to a dietitian, exercise physiologist and a sleep professional in a funded clinical trial. For more information, please contact Julia Chapman on 02 9114 0449 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We need participants for the following Clinical Trials Research Studies, Airways, Allergy, sleep and Healthy Volunteers – if you’re interested in taking part please contact the researcher listed below – OR email email@example.com to register.
All participants are reimbursed for any out-of-pocket expenses. Results of screening and study tests and procedures are made available to all participants. All visits to the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research take place in Glebe, Sydney. Parking is available, and bus routes 431, 433 and 370 stop near to the Institute.
Healthy volunteers - Airway Sensitivity in Asthma We are currently seeking healthy people for a research study investigating why the airways of asthmatics are so sensitive to airborne triggers. The study involves two visits lasting approximately 90 minutes and you will be reimbursed for your time. We are seeking healthy, non-smoking, non-asthmatic volunteers over the age of 18. Contact: David Chapman (02) 9114 0148, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bronchoscopy Study We are seeking asthmatics as well as healthy people for a research study into the mechanisms of asthma. The project involves a procedure called a bronchoscopy to obtain cells from the airways. You will have lung function testing (you will receive your results) and the bronchoscopy. There will be three two hour visits and you will be reimbursed for your time. Contact: Brian Oliver (02) 9114 0367, email@example.com
Healthy Volunteers – Changes in Nasal Resistance If you have a normal, healthy nose, we invite you to participate in a study investigating the effect of a nasal spray on changes in nasal resistance. You may be suitable to take part if you are between 18-65 years of age, do not suffer from allergies, rhinitis, or asthma and do not have nasal polyps or a nasal septal deviation. You would be required to attend only a single visit that will last approximately 1 hour. Contact: Amanda Greenwood (02) 9114 0411, firstname.lastname@example.org
COPD/Sleep apnea We are looking for people who have both COPD and sleep apnea. If you have COPD and snore, then you may be eligible for the trial. This study is looking at the effects of CPAP treatment on lung function and quality of life. It is a 6 month study. Contact: Roo Killick (02) 9114 0499, email@example.com
CPAPED2 study If you are male and aged 18-65 in a stable relationship, have obstructive sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction you may be eligible for this study. Study participants take part in a research study to see if CPAP and medication can improve erectile function" The study runs for approx 3 months and visits are at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Glebe. Contact details: Kerri Melehan (02) 91140498, firstname.lastname@example.org