Research Subject Recruitment
Would you like to be a subject in a nutrition research trial? The following studies are recruiting for subjects:
Taste intensity matching
The Purdue Department of Nutrition Science is looking for participants for a study on how humans perceive a variety of tastes. The principal investigator for the study is Richard Mattes, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science.
Men and women over 18 years of age are sought for the 30-minute study. Participants will receive a $5 compensation.
To participate, contact Cori at TasteMatching@purdue.edu.
Sorting of oral sensations
The Purdue Department of Nutrition Science is looking for participants for a study on how humans perceive a variety of sensations in the mouth.
Healthy men and women age 18-60 and with no taste abnormalities are eligible to participate. Compensation will be $5-$15.
To participate, contact Cori at SortingStudy@purdue.edu.
Study on the impact of drinking common beverages with breakfast on blood glucose and insulin levels
Participants are being sought to participate in a study that will look at how drinking different common beverages (milk, low-fat milk, nonfat milk, orange juice, coffee and water) with a meal changes blood sugar and insulin levels after eating.
Almonds and weight management study
Participants are needed by the Department of Nutrition Science to study the role of almonds in weight management.
Men and women age 18-60, overweight but generally in good health, who have no nut allergies and who are interested in participating in this study should contact Jaapna at email@example.com. Participants may earn up to $200 upon completion of the study.
The following sites provide information about human clinical research trials in the Department of Nutrition Science.
- Laboratory for Integrative Research in Nutrition, Fitness & Aging
- Laboratory for Sensory and Ingestive Studies
Information about the research process and your rights and responsibilities as a human subject: