Paid Research Studies in Nashville, Tennessee

Alzheimer's Study

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, consider participating in this new research study. We are enrolling people ages 55-85 who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. We are looking for individuals who in the mild to moderate stages of the disease.

To qualify to participate, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 55 and 85
  • Have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
  • Have mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.
  • Have no history of stroke.

The study lasts a total of 78 weeks. Twelve visits to our offices are required.  You will be evaluating either an investigational medication for Alzheimer’s or a placebo (inactive ingredient).

Compensation for your time and travel are available. Click here for more information on the Alzheimer's study.


Birth Control Contraceptive Patch Study

We are currently enrolling women 18 years old and up in a birth control research study. Participants will agree to use a contraceptive patch for one year. The patch contains the same type of hormones that are in many birth control pills.

To qualify to participate, you must:

  • Be over age 18
  • Be sexually active-- at least once a month
  • Not want to become pregnant for at least 1 year
  • Agree to use the patch as your only form of birth control

Compensation for your time and travel are available. Click here for more information on the Birth Control study.


Diabetes Device Study

If you have diabetes, consider participating in this new research study. We are enrolling people ages 18 and up who are diabetic. Participants will test an experimental glucose meter. To qualify to participate, you must:

  • Be diabetic.
  • Be willing to perform a finger stick.

The study only requires one visit to our offices. You will be compensated for your time. Click here for more information on the Diabetes Device study.


Female Sexual Desire Study

Clinical Research Associates is enrolling a new clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication for women with decreased sexual desire. The investigational medication is a "take as needed" medication and is designed for premenopausal women. To be eligible to participate, you must be over 18 years old and:

  • Have experienced a decrease in your sexual desire over time
  • Feel distressed about this decreased sexual desire
  • Have been in a committed relationship for at least six months
  • Have not yet gone through menopause

Study participants will receive all study-related medical care and investigational medication at no charge. Participants will be reimbursed for time and travel.

Click here for more information on the sexual desire study.


Memory Loss Study

If you’ve noticed more forgetfulness and a decreased ability to function over the last year, you may be in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s. If you have not been diagnosed and are between ages 50 and 85, call Clinical Research Associates in Nashville, TN. We are enrolling a new research study to evaluate an investigational medication for Alzheimer’s. It is designed for people who have not yet been diagnosed with the disease.

To qualify to participate, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 50 and 85
  • Have noticed a cognitive decline over the last year.
  • Have no history of stroke.

The study lasts a total of 2 years. Twelve office visits to our offices are required.  You will be evaluating either an investigational medication for Alzheimer’s or a placebo (inactive ingredient). Compensation for your time and travel are available. Click here for more information on the memory loss study.


Tension Headache Study

Clinical Research Associates is enrolling people 18 – 65 who experience episodes of tension headaches. If you have episodes of these types of common headaches, you may qualify to participate. 

To qualify to participate, you must be:

  • between the ages of 18 and 65
  • experiencing 2 – 14 tension headaches per month for the past 3 months
  • willing to keep a daily electronic diary

The study requires 4 visits to our office over approximately 2 months. Participants will evaluate a placebo (inactive ingredient) or investigational medication to see if it’s effective in treating your tension headache. Compensation for your time and travel is available. Click here for more information on the tension headache study.