Volunteers Needed for Brain Imaging Research Study in Opioid Use Disorder

Neurocircuitry of clinical insight predicting relapse outcomes in opioid addiction

image MD looking at Brain Scan

Who we are looking for:

  • Ages 18-55
  • Right-handed
  • Current or past DSM-5 Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and/or ongoing use of medication-assisted treatment for OUD (e.g. Suboxone, Methadone, etc.)
  • Negative urine toxicology (except for Opioids & Cannabis)
  • Proficient in English

How to participate:

  • Call or email one of the following to express your interest:
    (631) 495-544

    To determine if you are eligible, you will first be asked a series of questions on the phone

  • Following this, if you are found to qualify, a team member will schedule a weekday for you to come in person for the first visit

Your participation:

  • As mentioned, there are a variety of different studies investigating Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective, and Schizophreniform disorder (as well as symptoms of these disorders) within our lab

    Most of these studies can be completed within 3-7 visits
    Procedures for all studies involve the following, although some involve additional tasks:

    Confidential interviews
    A physical exam (with blood/urine collection & ECG)
    Surveys & questionnaires
    Cognitive testing and behavioral tasks
    MRI and/or PET scan(s)

Benefits & Compensation:

  • You will be compensated up to $440 if you are eligible and complete the study.
  • Other possible benefits include contributing to science that may lead to new substance use disorder therapies and receiving medical procedures- such as a physical exam, diagnostic evaluation, and brain imaging- at no cost to you.

Contact Information:

Multi-Modal Translational Imaging (MMTI) Lab 
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health 
Stony Brook Medicine

(631) 495-5441