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CLINICAL RESEARCH ADVOCATE
As Clinical Research Advocate, Sarah serves as an independent liaison between patients, clinicians and researchers in the Psychiatry Department. She is available to describe the research process for potential participants, facilitate communication between participants and all members of the research team, and ensure the ethical treatment of participants. Sarah works to support a pleasant and convenient research participation experience. For any questions or concerns regarding research participation, please contact Sarah via phone or e-mail.
This study is testing the effects of an experimental software program targeting social cognitive abilities versus a computer-based software control condition.
A study to examine how computerized training might help people with recent-onset schizophrenia lessen their symptoms and learn new thinking and problem-solving skills, and improve their overall quality of life
A research study to compare brain differences in adolescents who self-harm and those who do not
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Adolescent Treatment-Resistant Depression
This study is testing an investigational medication called ketamine for severe depression in adolescents who have not gotten better with more standard treatments.
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the biology of mood disorders in youth. Specifically, we are examining the relationships between the brain, how cells work, and stress hormones in youth with and without mood disorders.
A study to develop a relationship and skill building program for parents of depressed teens (age 12-18)
Individuals who are currently struggling with binge eating behavior are invited to participate in a research project sponsored by the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota is seeking adults who have never had an eating disorder to participate in a study examining how individuals with anorexia nervosa compare to other adults on decision-making on a computer task that involves watching Internet video clips.