Impulsivity and the Developing Brain (Children)

Bethesda, MD, multiple: Multiple Locations

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Primary Contact Office of Patient Recruitment


Phone 800-411-1222

Study Details

Does your child

  • Blurt out comments at inappropriate times?
  • Interrupt conversations or speak out of turn?
  • Have trouble waiting or standing in line?

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is conducting an outpatient research study on the effect of impulsivity on the developing brain in children and adolescents.

What the study involves:

  • A visit, lasting 2 to 8 hours to the outpatient clinic at the NIH Clinical Center
  • Brain scan (without radiation)
  • Tests of learning and memory
  • Blood draw or saliva sample for genetic tests

Compensation and transportation assistance may be provided

Participants may qualify if:

  • Between ages 6 and 17
  • Medically Healthy
  • Live in the DC, MD, VA region

Office of Patient Recruitment
Toll Free: 800-411-1222
TTY users dial 7-1-1
Refer to study #20-HG-0147