Healthy Young Women and Men needed for appetite hormone regulation studies.
Glucocorticoid regulation of ghrelin in normal weight and obese young adults (MOT106)
Thorner Michael, O
2 Hormone Infusion Studies Healthy NORMAL-WEIGHT (BMI 18-25) and VERY OVERWEIGHT (BMI 32-40) men and women, ages 18-30 are needed for 2 different studies of the experimental use of hydrocortisone, insulin or placebo infusions on ghrelin, a hormone that stimulates appetite. Each study: 2 overnight admissions at least 1 month apart; infusion of hormone or placebo; frequent blood sampling. Women must be on oral contraceptive for at least 3 months prior to study. Compensation is $300 upon completion of 2 admissions, for each study. Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Thorner UVa Endocrinology Contact: (434) 982-3297 or (434) 243-5736 or MOTemail@example.com HSR #15471 and HSR #15497