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Menopause Research Studies
The Penn Center for Women’s Behavioral Wellness is currently recruiting women for a menopause-related research study:
Women who enter menopause due to surgical removal of their ovaries are at an increased risk for difficulties with executive function. Executive functioning includes cognitive tasks such as decision-making, memory and attention, problem-solving, and mental flexibility.
IMPRES is aiming to recruit otherwise healthy women between the ages of 35-58 who have already undergone surgically induced menopause by oophorectomy or hysterectomy within the past 15 years.
The purpose of this study is to look at the relationship between a drug called Vyvanse® and a placebo pill (sugar pill) on the cognition of women in this group. Study participation includes medication, cognitive testing, and questionnaires.
This is a remote clinical trial, meaning participants can complete the study from home. We are actively recruiting nationwide for this study.
Women may meet the criteria for study participation if they:
- Are between 35-58 years old
- Went through surgically-induced menopause within the last 15 years
- Are currently experiencing cognitive difficulties since going through menopause
- Do not have a history of alcohol or drug abuse
- Are able to attend visits on video chat and send documents remotely
Study procedures include:
- One time urine drug screening
- Cognitive testing
Participants will receive compensation for their time.
Please contact the Clinical Research Coordinator, Brianna, for more information today by emailing IMPRES@pennmedicine.upenn.edu or leave a message at 215-573-9695.
For more detailed information about this study, you can access the Informed Consent Form: Nonimaging_ICF_V5_826981_JAN2021.pdf
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