The researchers behind the Charisma study are actively recruiting individuals for a clinical research study and are compensating them $400 for participation.
The purpose of Charisma is to learn more about the risks for developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes based on ancestry. The study involves two half-day visits to Johns Hopkins Children's Center for various minimal-risk procedures.
The study is actively enrolling individuals who are:
- 12-21 years old
- of South Asian, African-American, or Caucasian ancestry
- considered to have excess weight
The primary investigator is Sheela N. Magge. To participate, contact study coordinator Supriya Dhaurali at 443-287-8997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.