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Blood Biomarker for Mental Health

We are investigating potential biomarkers for neuropsychiatric illnesses.

Age & Gender

  • 50 years ~ 80 years
  • Male, Female, Gender Inclusive

Visit Availability

  • Standard business hours (M-F, 8-5)
  • Extended hours (M-F, early morning or evening)


North Carolina (Statewide)

What will be asked of you

You will be contacted by phone to determine study eligibility. At the first visit, you will meet with a member of the study team and fill out questionnaires. The study also includes one blood draw.


up to $30 in Visa gift cards

In-person visits:
Phone or online visits:
Total length of participation:
2 weeks

Looking for Healthy Volunteers

Requirements for healthy volunteers are different than for those with a specific condition. If you are interested in becoming a healthy volunteer for this study, use the below categories to determine if you are able to participate.

Able to participate:

  • Are between 50 and 80 years
  • Do NOT have a neurological disorder
  • Do NOT have a psychiatric disorder
  • Do NOT currently take antibiotics

Not eligible if:

  • Are currently taking anibiotics
  • Have a history of blood disorder or serious adverse reactions to blood draws
  • Have a history of a neurological or psychiatric disorder

Contact the Team

Visit Location

Contact & Visit Location

Primary Contact

Primary Visit Location

77 Vilcom Center Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Flavio Frohlich
Psychiatry - Research

Study Type

Clinical or Medical

Study Topics

Healthy Volunteer or General Population
Mental and Emotional Health

IRB Number


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