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Clinical Trials

As part of an academic medical center, the Department of Preventive Medicine aims to improve the human health through scientific research, and clinical trials play a major role. Clinical trials test or study drugs, surgical procedures, medical devices or interventions with human subjects. They look to determine their safety and effectiveness in relation to treating specific diseases. 

Browse our active clinical trials below, and visit the Clinical Trials Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Trials
CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION TECHNOLOGIES (CBITs) RESEARCH SUBJECT RECRUITMENT REGISTRY
WHAT IS THE REGISTRY ABOUT? Becoming a member of this registry allows researchers at Northwestern University to get in touch with you to see if you might be interested in and eligible to participate in diff…
WHAT IS THE REGISTRY ABOUT? Becoming a member of this registry allows researchers at Northwestern University to get in touch with you to see if you might be interested in and eligible to participate in different research studies at CBITs. The research conducted at CBITs generally involves evaluating different aspects of technology-assisted health interventions. WHAT WILL I BE ASKED TO DO? You will be asked to provide some basic contact and background information, as well as continue on to complete a brief survey. There is no cost to join the registry. You can read more about the current studies and sign up for the registry on our website: http://cbitshealth.northwestern.edu
If you're an adult (18 years or older), living in the United States, who speaks English, and has Internet access, you may be eligible to join.
Mohr, David CMohr, David C
STU00076804
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Study Coordinator 855 682 2487
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Behavioral activation and varenicline for smoking cessation in depressed smokers
The goal of this study is to develop a new combined treatment to help individuals with clinical depression to quit smoking. Participants will receive one of four treatments: 1) Standard behavior therapy + placebo; 2) Beh…
The goal of this study is to develop a new combined treatment to help individuals with clinical depression to quit smoking. Participants will receive one of four treatments: 1) Standard behavior therapy + placebo; 2) Behavioral activation for smoking cessation + placebo; 3) Standard behavior therapy + varenicline (Chantix); or 4) Behavioral activation for smoking cessation + varenicline (Chantix).
1. Adult (18 years of age or older) daily cigarette smokers (1+ cigarettes per day)
2. Lifetime history of clinical depression (Major Depressive Disorder)
Hitsman, Brian LHitsman, Brian L
NCT02378714 STU00100303
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Reyes, Celine 1 877 236 7487
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NIH All of Us Research Program Precision Medicine Initiative® Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Healthcare Provider Organization Enrollment Centers
Research Program in Illinois. The mission of this ambitious National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative is to speed up health research an…
Research Program in Illinois. The mission of this ambitious National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative is to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs. To do this, the All of Us Research Program is asking one million people to lead the way to provide the types of information that can help us create individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all of us. Visit nm.org/joinallofus to learn more and enroll.

WHATARE THE BENEFITS OF JOINING?

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WHATWOULD I NEED TO DO?

· · · Visit an All of Us Participant Center for physical measurements (bloodpressure, height, weight, waist/hip, & heart rate) and biosamples (blood& urine)

Participants receive a $25 payment for completing all researchcomponents.You will also receive a voucher for free parking.

- 18 years of age or older- Currently live in the United States
Greenland, PhilipGreenland, Philip
  • Map it 201 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL
STU00204480
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Rodriguez, Monica 312 695 6077
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