Research study seeks healthy Caucasian volunteers who are overweight

Volunteers should:

  • be female
  • be 18–45 years of age
  • experience migraines
  • have no other chronic daily pain
  • not be pregnant
  • be able to undergo an MRI
  • have a body mass index (BMI) of over 30

Study consists of two visits, totaling three hours. Abdominal MRI, fasting blood draw, and DXA scan are completed during the second visit. Participants must keep a headache calendar. Compensation of $200 at the completion of study visits.

Contact: Haley Nitchie at or 410-550-4320

All study visits are at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus.