UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry located in central New Jersey conducts various research studies. Our research teams are always looking for individuals to participate in our studies. Most studies will compensate you for your time.
The following are descriptions of current research projects:
Participants Needed for Research Study:
The Effect of Menthol on Nicotine Levels and Metabolites in African American Cigarette Smokers
- Are you a Smoker?
- UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Psychiatry is conducting a research study to examine nicotine levels and metabolism in African American smokers. The title of the study is "The Effect of Menthol on Nicotine Levels and Metabolites in African American Cigarette Smokers".
- This is not a quit smoking study.
- If you are a healthy African American adult, between ages of 18 and 75 and you smoke, you may qualify to participate in this study. Subjects are paid $50 for participation in the study which takes about 1 day to complete.
- The principal study researcher is Jill Williams, MD, of the UMDNJ-RWJMS Psychiatry Department and the UMDNJ-Tobacco Dependence Program, 317 George Street, Ste 105, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
For more information, call Dr. Williams at 732-235-4600.
Varenicline-Aided Cigarette Reduction in Smokers Not Ready to Quit
- This study is looking to examine varenicline’s efficacy for cigarette reduction in smokers not yet ready to quit in addition to examining its effect on motivation to quit, and on actual quit attempts.
- Seeking daily cigarette smokers (10 or more/day) between ages 18-64 who are not ready to quit smoking to participate in a research study designed to help smokers cut down using brief counseling and Chantix.
- Participants are paid $170 for their participation over 6-months for participation in this study.