Participate in Research

The following projects are currently recruiting research participants:

Do You Qualify for Our WALLET Study?
Wallet Study flyer  HERE
The IOG study — WALLET (Wealth Accumulations & Later-life Losses in Early cognitive Transitions) — is recruiting men and women age 60 and older who manage their own household finances, but feel like their memory is slipping. To learn more, CLICK HERE
Questions? Contact Vanessa at 313-664-2604 or vrorai@wayne.edu

The ELECTRA Study Seeks Volunteers for Memory Research
to better understand potential biomarkers that may predict cognitive loss and be the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease. The ELECTRA Study seeks African- American males and females, ages 65 and over. Eligible volunteers will have: Brief neurological assessments Tests of memory and thinking An electroencephalogram (EEG), which is a non-invasive recording of tiny electrical signals from the top of the head. Volunteers receive compensation for participation.
Call 313-577-1276 or email at ELECTRA@wayne.edu to learn more.

How are you coping with the Covid-19 pandemic?
Wayne State University and the University of Kentucky are studying people's social and psychological reactions to this crisis. Please help us by completing the brief, anonymous survey. Invite others to take the survey, too, and share on social media.
CLICK HERE to take the Covid-19 Experience Survey.


Brain Imaging and Memory Study -- Adults Age 60+ Needed 

Opportunity for healthy older adults with concerning memory complaints and/or a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to participate in research to learn more about aging and the brain. Participants will be compensated $80 for a 6-hour visit (split over 2 days). The study includes an MRI scan, cognitive testing and saliva collection.

For more information, call (313)-664-2670 or email connectlab@wayne.edu


Brain Aging

Interested in helping research on healthy aging?

Research participants needed for federally funded studies of healthy aging of brain and cognition at the Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University.

If you are right–handed, native English speaker, age 50 and older, in good health with no history of neurological or cardiac problems, please call (313) 664-2649 and ask for the "Aging Brain" study or go to www.agingbrain.wayne.edu for more information.
The study includes: MRI scan of the brain, blood tests of cholesterol and glucose, and cognitive testing. The study involves yearly follow-up visits.
Participants will receive $15 per hour plus parking expenses.