Birmingham Clinical Trials / Paid Medical Research
Welcome to Birmingham Clinical Trials
A Local Portal for Paid Research Activities Recruitng Volunteers from Birmingham
Volunteers urgently needed to take part in Clinical Trials and paid medical research in the Birmingham area. Open up a world of opportunity by helping with the development of new and existing treatments
Earn £6.50 an hour plus or up to £100 per day for taking part in clinical trials or medical trials, drug trials as they are commonly refered to.
Choose from a wide choice of clinical trials and paid medical research studies available in the Birmingham area.
Read, study, work on a project or just relax, watch TV / videos while you take part.
Volunteering for UK medical trials and medical research studies can be an excellent way to help to pay educational costs, supplement your income while working, or fund your travels while spending time in foreign countries.
UK clinical trials are strictly regulated and all ethically approved to ensure volunteers greater protection. All medications tested go through very extensive pre clinical trials . This can take many years at a cost of millions before a new medication is considered safe for testing on people
Do I qualify to take part in clinical trials and paid
medical research studies?
If you are aged 18 - 85 (of either sex) and in good health you are likely to be eligible to take part in clinical trials, but you will need to take our Instant
Clinical Trials Eligibility Test first.
Examples of Clinical Trials and Paid Medical Research Studies
Available in the Birmingham Area:
|Males and Females 18+
|Studies for males and females throughout the year, females can be on or off the pill for participation
and surgically sterilised females
||Type of Study : Healthy post-menopausal females (not taking HRT), hysterectomised or surgically sterile females needed for a research study.
Inclusion Criteria : Healthy Post Menopausal Females
Surgically Sterilised Females
Females who have had hysterectomy
Aged 18 to 65 yrs.
Exclusion Criteria : MUST NOT BE ON HRT
|Non Smokers and Light Smokers
||Smokers and Non Smokers can contribute in Birmingham for studies throughout the year
|Couples Required for Condom Research
||Compare performance of two types of condom
Aim of Study : This is a study to compare the performance of two types of condom. Condoms play an important role in preventing the transmission of certain sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and preventing unwanted pregnancies.
Inclusion Criteria : We are looking for heterosexual couples. In a stable monogomous relationship for at least 6 months. Aged betweeen 18-55 Currently using condoms as sole means of contraception.
Exclusion Criteria : No current STIs No latex allergy Women should not have suffered from any serious complications in pregnancy and or birth.
Area : England/East Anglia
Duration : 1 year
Reimbursement : Couples will be paid for using the condoms and filling in questionnaires.
Other Info : We are looking for volunteers (couples only please) to use two kinds of condoms and to fill in brief questionnaires. You will be asked to complete a short questionnaire requesting personal details before commencing the study. You will then be asked to use two sets of five condoms in place of your normal condoms, completing a short questionnaire after each use. The condoms have to be used in the specified sequence. On completion of the study you will be asked to complete a final questionnaire and return the questionnaires and any unused condoms to the study centre. The project has received ethical approval from the Psychology Research Ethics Committee of the University of Birmingham.
|Males and Females
aged 18- 45, must be right handed
||Cognitive Studies - Males and Females Aged 18 and Above
Type of Study : Brain Imaging Studies usually involve either a PET Scan or MRI Scan. The
MRI scan does NOT use any radiation, instead the MRI scanner uses magnetic fields to takes pictures of your body. The MRI will take images of your
brain that show what areas are working when you think. For these studies, you lie inside the MRI scanner and are asked to perform mental tasks, while the scanner take pictures of your brain at work. You may be strapped down to prevent you from moving during the scan. During the scan the machine makes a loud knocking sound, but you will not feel anything.
Because of the magnetic field used by the MRI scanner, you will be required to remove all metal objects from your body, including jewellery.
You will not be able to participate if you have metal implants or extensive dental work.
Inclusion Criteria : MALES AND FEMALES 18 -45
Must be Right Handed
Must not have had any major past illnesses.
Must not have a history of depression, anxiety, or mental illness.
Must have no family history of mental illnesses.
Must have no metal implants such as braces or pins.
Must not have a history of substance abuse.
Must have not had serious injury or bumps to the head.
Must not suffer from claustrophobia, and be able to maintain a stationary position lying down for a period of up to an hour, which is usually an average time for pet scans .
Must be able to read & write English, and have telephone/ or e-mail.
Exclusion Criteria : Most Brain Scan machines can carry weight up to about 20 stone, but researchers may not accept volunteers over 16 stone . This could vary depending on the study
Area : LOCAL RESIDENTS OF Birmingham ONLY
Duration : Up to 1-2 hour sessions.
Particularly people who can attend between 9am and 6pm.
Reimbursement : In all cases, you will be generously rewarded for your time (ordinarily £5 per hour or £10 per hour for brain imaging studies) and will receive a contribution to your travel expenses.
|Healthy males and females aged 18- 60.
||Nutrition Research Unit
Type of Study : A VARIETY OF STUDIES LOOKING AT THE EFFECTS OF DIET HEALTH AND METABOLISM. NO DRUGS INVOLVED.
Inclusion Criteria : Healthy males and females aged 18- 60.
Living within a 20 mile radius of Birmingham.
Most studies will involve blood samples being taken.
Area : Recruits within a 20 mile radius of Birmingham ONLY
Duration : The duration of our studies is variable.
Some studies last just one day, others involve dietary changes over several weeks or months.
Most require attendance at our volunteer facility in Birmingham for tests.
Reimbursement : Travel expenses and an honarium for all studies up to £100 depending on the type of study
You should always be well informed of the significance and conditions of each study. Birmingham Clinical Trials provides a wide range of research activities from non invasive psychological research (£6.50 an hour plus) to more involved clinical and medical trials which can last anything from 1 day to month. In Birmingham, Healthy volunteer trials usually reimburse about £100 a day for your time and inconvenience.
Want to learn more?
Follow the links on the menu bar, they will take you to the The BioTrax Study Site the most comprehensive & professional service for clinical trials volunteers in the world. Biotrax provides comprehensive information about each study and takes all the hard work out of finding the right studies with times and dates to suit.
Subscribers to BioTrax Services, receive comprehensive information about current clinical trials and paid medical research studies in the Birmingham area and unbiased personalised advice to help you to make the best decisions for yourself. Becoming a member of BioTrax is the quickest and easiest way to find the right research activity to suit you.
You can participate in Clinical Trials, paid Medical trials or something completely non invasive such as Brain Imaging, Nutrition research, Plasma Donation, etc. and even more than this, for regular volunteers there are things to do during the waiting periods between medical research activities such as Mystery Shopping, Focus Groups and Paid Surveys which are rewarding and loads of fun. There is no such thing as a portal web site that recruits volunteers for all researchers but BioTrax Services will put you in contact with the lot.
Birmingham Medical Trials needing volunteers URGENTLY