The following are alcohol research studies being conducted by the Brown University School of Public Health, which are looking for active participants:
Alcohol research studies
Interested in participating in research on the immune system?
About: Brown University is conducting a study on alcohol, the brain, and the immune system.
Who: Ages 21-60. Able to consume alcohol safely. Able to consume nuts & soy safely. Free of metal devices or implants in the body. Able to attend 2 visits at our lab.
Compensation: Participants will be compensated up to $220 for their time and effort.
This study does not involve medication or treatment
For more information please call 401-793-4317, or email [email protected]
Protocol Number 1904002429
About: Researchers at Brown University are developing Bluetooth beacon-based technology to understand alcohol use and other health behaviors among friends. Participation in this confidential research study involves completing surveys on a smartphone several times a day over 21 days, completing two in-person visits at Brown University and with assistance from researchers, identifying three friends who we will ask to participate in a part of the study. Participants must either own an Android phone or be willing to carry a project phone during the study period.
Who: 18 – 24 year olds who have consumed alcohol use at least once in the past month
Compensation: You may receive up to $255.
Contact: [email protected] or click the link if interested: https://brown.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0MygPAAIoAe8ek6
Protocol #: 1908002522
About: A brain imaging research study. This study involves the use of nasal spray.
Who: Adults (18-60 years old) cigarette smokers and alcohol drinkers who smoke 1 ½ packs of cigarettes a week and drink regularly.
Time Involved: 3 Visits
Compensation: Up to $250
For more information please call/text 401-424-1813, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pathways is recruiting adults who speak English or Spanish for a research study that provides counseling that may help some adults drink less alcohol. You do not need insurance.
Who: Adults age 18+ who drink alcohol
Time Involved: Up to 14 hours over 3 months
Compensation: You will be paid up to $532. You can choose to stop the study at any time.
Contact Information: Answer a few questions to see if our study is a good fit for you! https://brown.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cC1cdRx3t2oNVMa. Gabe can also answer questions about our study: call or text (401) 863-5566, or email [email protected]
Who: Age 18-30
About: We are looking for research volunteers in the Providence area who drink alcohol and use cannabis regularly to participate in a paid confidential research study from Brown University.
Time Involved: Participation involves completing interviews, filling out questionnaires, and the use of an alcohol sensor bracelet and smart phones to report on alcohol and other substance use in daily life for four weeks. Procedures will occur remotely (via videoconference) with the option of an in-person session.
Compensation: Participants will be compensated up to $450 for their participation.
Contact: email@example.com or (401) 863-6635
Who: Do you drink alcohol? Are you between the ages of 18-29?
About: You may be eligible to participate in a study on the drinking experiences of young adults. Participation will involve annual in-person sessions, online surveys, and three separate month-long daily data collection periods over the course of two years. Daily data collection includes surveys via a mobile app and wearing a biosensor bracelet that detects your drinking. All data collection is confidential.
Time involved: Participation will involve annual in-person sessions, online surveys, and three separate month-long daily data collection periods over the course of two years.
Compensation: If eligible, you can receive up to $337 over 1 month in the first year, and up to $1,000 total over the course of the study. Some participants may be eligible for up to $1,026 over the course of the study. You may be compensated though a reloadable spending card or an Amazon.com gift card.
Contact: With any questions, contact [email protected].
See if you may be eligible View Study Flyer
Protocol #2883. Principal Investigator: Merrill.
Brown University’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Who: Teens 14-19
About: Are you a teenager thinking about cutting back or quitting drinking? Brown University is currently looking for teenagers interested in reducing their alcohol use to participate in a voluntary research study. The study consists of 6 weeks of an investigational study medication or placebo, using a smart phone app and weekly meetings.
Time Involved: 9 weeks with 3 and 6 month follow up
Contact person: Audrey at 401- 863-6720 or [email protected] or go to Tinyurl.com/ATOMBrown for more information."
Who: Teens 16-19
About: Are you a teenager thinking about cutting back or quitting drinking? Brown University is currently looking for teenagers interested in reducing their alcohol use to participate in a voluntary research study. The study consists of 9 weeks of an investigational study medication or placebo, using a smart phone app and weekly meetings.
Time Involved: 14 weeks with 3 month follow up
Contact person: Audrey at 401- 863-6720 or [email protected]
About: Project MARS is looking for volunteers ages 21-50. Eligible participants must be current alcohol drinkers and cannabis users to participate in a confidential research study on the effects of cannabis and alcohol at Brown University. Participants will complete in-person study sessions and daily surveys in a phone app.
Compensation: Receive up to $572 by completing the study.
Contact: Follow the link to complete the initial online screening: https://brown.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d51KQQ3aHHreI3Y. Call 401-863-6688 or email [email protected] with any questions.
Study Protocol # 2022003195
About: A non-treatment research study involving individuals who use alcohol and other drugs at the same time so that their effects overlap
Who: Participants must be between 18 and 35 years of age
Time involved: Study participation involves a 75-minute remote individual interview
Compensation: Participants will be provided a $50 Amazon.com gift card for their participation
To learn more about the study and see if you are eligible to participate, visit https://tinyurl.com/ProjectSUP-info
You must have a valid form of ID to participate. Regardless of eligibility, completing the screener will enter you into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon gift card!
To complete the screener, visit https://tinyurl.com/ProjectSUP-screener
We are looking for participants who drink alcohol that are interested in seeking treatment, and are at least 18 years of age.
- A non-treatment research study involving individuals who are heavy alcohol drinking individuals is being conducted at Brown University.
- Study participation duration is 16 weeks.
- Study involves receiving the oral administration of a medication under stress-induced condition.
- Participants may be compensated up to $565 for their participation.
For more information (401) 863-6646 or email at [email protected]
All calls/emails will be held in strict confidence.