Smokers needed for paid PET neuroimaging research

Researchers at Johns Hopkins are looking for male and female cigarette smokers to participate in a research PET imaging study to investigate a new PET radiotracer, 18F-ASEM.

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • Are 21-50 years of age
  • Have a BMI of 18-30
  • Are healthy
  • Are a current smoker (at least 10 cigarettes per day)

The study involves one screening visit, one MRI visit, one outpatient PET scan visit, and one follow-up visit. You may be compensated up to $325 for time and travel.

To find out more about this opportunity to participate in clinical research, please contact us at 410-955-1256 or

Study number: NA_00091295
Principal investigator: Dean F. Wong, MD, PhD