Research Studies/Clinical Trials

Pulsatile Perfusion Therapy: A novel approach for improving cerebral tissue blood flow and oxygenation (A Pilot Study)
April 25, 2016

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is recruiting up to 10 subjects (male and female) to take part in a study that will assess the response of cerebral blood flow and oxygenation to cyclical variations in arterial pressure.

You must be:
? Generally healthy
? Currently a non-tobacco/nicotine user (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, nicotine patch/gum)
? Aged between 21-45 years

Study Requirements:
? Visit our laboratory in the Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases at UNTHSC on 2 separate days, each visiting lasting 1-3 hours
? Participation in this study is voluntary, and if you are a student or employee of UNTHSC your participation (or non-participation) in this study will in no way affect your academic standing or employment.
? Subjects will be compensated for their time and effort.

If you are interested in participating in this study as a research subject, please contact Dr. Caroline Rickards via email ( or phone (817-735-2735).