Volunteer in studies

Study 1:
Have you been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia or Myalgic encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Take part in a study and get a picture of your brain! You will be reimbursed $50 per visit (total of $200) and will receive a 2D image of your brain. Participation includes completing questionnaires, computer tasks, and a heat pain task. Your brain will be studied with an MRI machine and we will collect fasting blood samples. If you take part, you will be scheduled to attend 4 visits at the Halifax Infirmary and or Dickson Building of the Victoria General Hospital.
To volunteer for this study, you must
- Have a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia syndrome (fibromyalgia or Myalgic encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
- Be 18-60 years of age
- Be right-handed
- Have no history of neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimers
- Have normal vision or vision corrected with glasses or contact lenses.
Participants will be screened by telephone or email to meet additional criteria.
Please emails us at netphyslab@nshealth.ca
or call Meenakshi Dev at 9024737449
Study 2:
Do you suffer from Chronic Back Pain?
Take part in a study and get a picture of your brain.You will be reimbursed $50 per visit (total of $150) and will receive a 2D image of your brain.
Participation includes completing questionnaires, computer tasks, and a
heat pain task. Your brain will be studied with an MRI machine, but we will
not inject any tracers into your body. If you take part, you will be
scheduled to attend 3 visits at the Halifax Infirmary and/or Dickson
Building of the Victoria General Hospital.
To volunteer for this study, you must:
  • Have chronic low Back Pain for more than 6 months
  • Be 18-60 years of age
  • Be right-handed
  • Have no history of neurological conditions
  • Have normal vision, or vision corrected with glasses or contact lenses
Participants will be screened by telephone or email to meet additional criteria.Please emails us at netphyslab@nshealth.ca or call Jennika Veinot at 9024731915
Contact us now!